Benedict Cumberbatch’s latest film Ironbark will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2020, as reported by Entertainment Weekly.
Benedict Cumberbatch teases Sundance spy drama Ironbark: ‘It’s quiet heroics in a very loud world’ https://t.co/hD4iKReHHO
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The film stars Cumberbatch as Greville Wynne, a Welsh spy who helped end the Cuban Missile Crisis. The official synopsis released by Sundance reads:
“The true story of a British businessman [Cumberbatch] unwittingly recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. Forming an unlikely partnership with a Soviet officer hoping to prevent a nuclear confrontation, the two men work together to provide the crucial intelligence used to defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.”
The film also stars Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, Merab Ninidze, Angus Wright, Kirill Pirogov, Jessie Buckley, Ben Collaço, and more.
There is no word yet on an official full release for the film. Cumberbatch can currently be seen in 1917 presently in theaters, and as the voice of Satan in Good Omens on Amazon Prime.