First trailer for Guy Ritchie's The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a lot of explosive fun

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Jun 25, 2015, 2:20 PM EDT (Updated)

The first trailer for The Man from U.N.C.L.E., starring Superman himself, actor Henry Cavill (Man of Steel), as CIA agent Napoleon Solo, and Armie Hammer (The Lone Ranger) as KGB operative Illya Kuryakin, has finally hit!

Warner Bros. has released not only the first trailer for Guy Ritchie’s big-screen adaptation of the 1960s TV series — which then starred Robert Vaughn and David McCallum — but also the first poster for the movie. 

Have a look at the action-packed trailer:

Frankly? This looks like a whole lot of fun! Here’s the movie’s official synopsis:

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 and KGB agent Kuryakin. 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.

Directed by Guy Ritchie (who also co-wrote the screenplay), The Man From U.N.C.L.E. also stars Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina), Elizabeth Debicki (The Great Gatsby), Jared Harris (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Fringe) and Hugh Grant (Four Weddings and a Funeral). The spy thriller is set to hit theaters on Aug 14.

What did you think of the trailer? Do Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer look like another winning dynamic duo? Will you be going to see The Man From U.N.C.L.E.?