By Sam Bussell
20th Century Fox has released the first full length trailer and poster for the Spy thriller Red Sparrow.
The film is based off the book by Jason Matthews and will star Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games, mother!, X-Men: First Class) who plays Dominika a ballerina who suffers an injury that ends one career but begins another in the world of Russian espionage to become a Sparrow. After going through a rigorous training process her first assignment has her wondering if she should become a double agent.
The film also stars Joel Edgerton (Bright, Black Mass), Mary- Louis Parker (Red) , Charlotte Rampling (45 Years), and Jermey Irons(Justice League) and is directed by Francis Lawerence. Both Francis and Jennifer Lawrence (both not related) will be teaming up once again after working together on the second and third Hunger Games films, Catching Fire and Mockingjay Part 1 and 2 which both gained favorable word of mouth.
The film was initially set to be released in October of 2017 but the studio decided to push the release date back a few months and moved it to March of this year.
Check out the trailer below:
Red Sparrow will hit theaters on March 2nd