The Man from U.N.C.L.E. SDCC trailer is five minutes of superspy fun

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Jul 14, 2015, 7:52 PM EDT (Updated)

When Warner Bros. rolled its big Hall H panel into San Diego Comic-Con yesterday, everyone was focused on what kind of DC Comics news and footage the studio would reveal, but superheroes weren't the only thing on the slate. The studio's also interested in superspies these days, and they proved it by hitting the audience with a full five minutes of footage from The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

In case you haven't been paying attention to this particular flick, here's a little refresher: The Man From U.N.C.L.E. is an adaptation of the 1960s television series of the same name, starring Henry Cavill (Man of Steel) and Armie Hammer (The Lone Ranger) as American and Russian spies, respectively, who must team up to stop an international conspiracy to cause a nuclear disaster at the height of the Cold War. Naturally, because it's the Cold War, they don't want to team up, but when they do it's a potent mix of comedy, action and lots of cool gadgets. 

The trailer focuses heavily on Cavill's banter and devotes a lot of time to director Guy Ritchie's '60s-set action sequences. To be fair, nothing about it looks particularly groundbreaking (it is a remake, after all), but if this footage is any indication, the flick could be a lot of fun. Check it out:

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. hits theaters Aug. 14.

(Via Warner Bros.)

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