deadline.com EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros may have finally found its The Man From U.N.C.L.E. I’m hearing that early talks with Tom Cruise to star in the film that will be directed by Sherlock Holmes helmer Guy Ritchie. The original TV series ran from 1964-68, with Robert Vaughan and David McCallum playing Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin, two agents of the United Network Command for Law Enforcement.
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The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Synopsis and Credits

Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. centers on CIA agent Solo (Cavill) and KGB agent Kuryakin (Hammer). Forced to put aside longstanding hostilities, the two team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organization, which is bent on destabilizing the fragile balance of power through the proliferation of nuclear weapons and technology. The duo's only lead is the daughter of a vanished German scientist, who is the key to infiltrating the criminal organization, and they must race against time to find him and prevent a worldwide catastrophe.

"The Man From U.N.C.L.E." stars Alicia Vikander, Armie Hammer, Elizabeth Debicki, Henry Cavill, Hugh Grant, Jared Harris, and Luca Calvani.

Directed by Guy Ritchie.
Written by Scott Z. Burns.
Production company/distributor: Warner Bros..

Release Date: August 14, 2015

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