Arriving online today is the full release news for Dominic Cooper’s forthcoming crime drama Stratton.
Directed by Simon West, and featuring a sprawling ensemble cast including Gemma Chan, Tom Felton, Derek Jacobi, and Thomas Kretschmann, the new film is based on the popular series of novels by Duncan Falconer.
Arriving in UK cinemas on 28th July, Stratton underpins a covert MI5 mission stationed in Iran. Vertigo Releasing will be launching the new picture into cinemas nationwide, and a full synopsis can be found below:
Whilst on a mission targeting a laboratory manufacturing biochemical weapons in Iran, Stratton (Cooper), a determined and dedicated SBS operative working alongside MI5, and his US counterpart, Navy Seal Marty (Tyler Hoechlin) discover that their operation has been compromised and must escape. In the mayhem that follows, the mission goes spectacularly wrong and Marty is mortally wounded.Back at base Stratton is summoned by the big boss at MI6. She has received intel that a former Soviet operative – Barovski – has gone rogue. Thought to be dead for the last 20 years, it is believed Barovski has plans to take revenge on his former paymasters by using stolen chemical weapons.From here on in, Stratton and his team must draw on all their training and experience to race against time and stop the unimaginable happening.