Published On: Tue, Sep 30th, 2014

Chris Hemsworth stars in first ‘Blackhat’ trailer, images

Legendary and Universal have released the first trailer for Michael Mann‘s new film, Blackhat.  Chris Hemsworth stars and is featured in several of the photos released.

Hemsworth plays “a furloughed convict” who joins “his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network.” There are few details on the action film other than the global settings and the commentary on the digital age. The official synopsis is below.

Actor Spencer Garrett spoke with The Dispatch about his small and experience on the film, praising Mann and his co-stars. Give that a listen HERE

Hemsworth has become a Hollywood A-lister after his role as Thor in the Marvel Universe. Hemsworth returns for Avengers: Age of Ultron and is set for a third Thor film in the third phase of Marvel films. He is also set to return for The Huntsman, a sequel to 2012’s Snow White and the Huntsman as well as Ron Howard’s whaling adventure titled Heart of the Sea  – also due in 2015.

The film also stars Viola Davis, Tang Wei, Wang Leehom, William Mapother, John Ortiz, Ritchie Coster, Jason Butler Harner and Sara Finley.

The film opens in theaters January 16, 2015

Here’s the official synopsis for Blackhat:

Set within the world of global cybercrime, Legendary’s Blackhat follows a furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta. Directed and produced by Michael Mann, the film stars Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Tang Wei and Wang Leehom, and it is written by Morgan Davis Foehl and Mann. Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni produce alongside Mann, while Alex Garcia and Eric McLeod serve as the executive producers.

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blackhat-movie-photo Viola Davis

blackhat photo Wei Tang

chris-hemsworth-blackhat-movie set photo Michael Mann


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