Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness) and Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) star in a new political thriller from the director of The Hollow Crown.
THE COURIER is a true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Courier stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley. The film is executive produced by Leah Clarke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ashley Fox, Glen Basner, Alison Cohen, Milan Popelka, Dominic Cooke, Tom O’Connor and Josh Varney. The Courier is directed by Dominic Cooke.
The Courier is coming to theaters March 19th 2021.