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Universal offers another “Atomic Blonde” trailer ahead of the premiere

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Universal Pictures released a second-trailer for “Atomic Blonde,” the action-thriller coming to theaters later this summer. The film stars Oscar winner Charlize Theron, along with James McAvoy.

“Atomic Blonde” is an action-thriller that follows MI6’s most lethal assassin during a time of revolution and destruction. An agent of Her Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is on what seems to be an impossible mission. In the film Agent Broughton is sent alone, into the heart of Berlin, to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city. During the mission she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) who is helping her navigate a way through the city, and through the clutches of Berlin’s spies.

Atomic Blonde was directed by David Leitch (John Wick, upcoming Deadpool 2), and also stars John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella and Toby Jones. The film is based on the Oni Press graphic novel series “The Coldest City,” by Antony Johnston & illustrator Sam Hart. Kurt Johnstad (300) wrote the screenplay for the adaptation. This is the second-trailer released for the film, which has been compared to Lionsgate’s hit franchise “John Wick” after the film premiered at the SXSW film festival earlier this year. “John Wick: Chapter 2” hit theaters back in February, and featured Keanu Reeves. The film did very well in theaters, grossing over $91M at the domestic box-office before moving on to make over $161M worldwide.

“Atomic Blonde” was produced by Charlize Theron, Beth Kono, A.J. Dix, Kelly McCormick, Eric Gitter and Peter Schwerin, with Nick Meyer, Marc Schaberg, Joe Nozemack, Steven V. Scavelli, Ethan Smith, David Guillod and Kurt Johnstad serving as executive producers.

The film is set to release in July, and will open against Sony’s “The Dark Tower” and the documentary “An Inconvenient Sequel”. Opening the weekend before the film is Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” epic, and the sci-fi adventure “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”.