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Watch Tom Hanks in Spielberg's Cold War chiller Bridge of Spies

Tom Hanks stars as a lawyer caught between the US and the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War in Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies.

hollywood Updated: Sep 10, 2015 16:32 IST
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Tom Hanks reteams with Steven Spielberg in Bridge of Spies. (YouTube)

Hollywood star Tom Hanks is caught in between two nations on the brink of war in the latest teaser for Bridge of Spies.

Steven Spielberg's latest thriller tells the true story of James B Donovan (Hanks), a lawyer tasked by the US in 1960 with negotiating with the Russians for the release of a downed pilot, reported The movie sets its legal drama against the background of simmering tensions between the world's two super-powers at the height of the Cold War.

Watch the trailer here

Bridge of Spies has an all-star pedigree, having been adapted for the screen by Matt Charman (Suite Française) and the Oscar-winning Coen brothers.

Hanks's supporting cast includes Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall) as a suspected Russian spy, Austin Stowell (Whiplash) as downed pilot Francis Gary Powers and Amy Ryan (The Office) as Donovan's wife Mary McKenna.

First Published: Sep 10, 2015 13:22 IST