While it may not have earned rave reviews from audiences, Anton Corbijn’s “The American” was a gorgeous, carefully calculated character study with just enough moving parts — and George Clooney building parts — to keep things compelling. Now Corbijn is returning to the spy game with “A Most Wanted Man,” a Sundance entry that follows a German spy hunting an immigrant suspected of terrorism.
Co-starring Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, and Robin Wright, the film also marks one of the final performances from Philip Seymour Hoffman. You’ll hear the vocal versatile actor unveil an immediately riveting German accent in the first moments of the trailer below. Critics who caught the film at Sundance in January weren’t completely in love with the picture, but the film currently averages a “B” grade on Criticwire and sports quite the appealing cast. John Le Carre, the author of the novel “A Most Wanted Man” is based on, is also a significant draw.
“A Most Wanted Man” arrives in theaters July 25th. Watch the trailer below.