9/14/2017

Jennifer Lawrence Plays The Spy Game In First Trailer For 'Red Sparrow'


It was disappointing when Charlize Theron's Atomic Blonde didn't get the support it deserved, especially when Wonder Woman had seemingly laid the groundwork for a revolution of female-led action flicks. Well, Red Sparrow may be a pretty good chance to make up for it, America, because Jennifer Lawrence looks positively deadly.

Lawrence reunites with The Hunger Games director Francis Lawrence, but she's definitely not playing Katniss in this sexy spy thriller. The hard R-rated film centers on a Russian spy who specializes in the power of seduction. She might also specialize in the power of changing wigs like Jennifer Garner in Alias. Here's the synopsis:

Dominika Egorova is many things. A devoted daughter determined to protect her mother at all costs. A prima ballerina whose ferocity has pushed her body and mind to the absolute limit. A master of seductive and manipulative combat. When she suffers a career-ending injury, Dominika and her mother are facing a bleak and uncertain future. That is why she finds herself manipulated into becoming the newest recruit for Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people like her to use their bodies and minds as weapons. After enduring the perverse and sadistic training process, she emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow the program has ever produced. Dominika must now reconcile the person she was with the power she now commands, with her own life and everyone she cares about at risk, including an American CIA agent who tries to convince her he is the only person she can trust.

Joel Edgerton, Charlotte Rampling, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeremy Irons, and Mary-Louise Parker co-star. Red Sparrow opens March 2nd 2018.