Bleecker Street debuted the political thriller, Beirut trailer featuring Jon Hamm.

In the trailer, Jon Hamm as Mason Skiles, a former U.S. diplomat returns to service to save a former colleague along with Rosamund Pike as a CIA field agent, watch it in the player below!

Beirut Trailer

The film has been criticized for exploiting negative stereotypes of Arabs, misrepresenting Lebanese history, and cast white-washing. The political thriller was shot in Morocco and does not have any Lebanese actors.

The cast also features Dean Norris, Shea Whigham, Larry Pine and Mark Pellegrino.

“Caught in the crossfire of civil war, CIA operatives (Rosamund Pike) send a former U.S. diplomat (Jon Hamm) to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.”

Directed by Brad Anderson and written by Tony Gilroy.

Produced by Tony Gilroy, Ted Field, Mike Weber, Shivani Rawat and Monica Levinson.

Beirut will premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and it will be followed up with a theatrical release on April 13, 2018.

Beirut Trailer
Beirut Poster