'All the Old Knives': 5 things to know about Amazon Prime Video spy thriller
There's nothing quite like an espionage thriller that revolves around betrayal, doubt, mystery, and danger with the possibility of a mole that's out to sabotage a country's efforts that gets audiences hooked and immersed, and Amazon Prime Video is blessing us with another addition to the list!
Based on the best selling novel by Olen Steinhauer 'All the Old Knives' is a modern-day espionage mystery thriller that will see two operatives who were also lovers in the past, face each other once more when one of them is suspected of being a double agent who was responsible for the success of a calamitous terror attack. Before reading on to know more about the movie, we also suggest checking out 'Gloria' and 'Wasp Network' if you love spy mysteries!
When does 'All the Old Knives' release and where to watch it
'All the Old Knives' is set to premiere on April 8, 2022. You can watch it in select theaters and on Amazon Prime Video.
What is 'All the Old Knives' about
The official Amazon Prime Video synopsis reads: 'A modern-day espionage thriller that follows Henry (Chris Pine) as he investigates Celia (Thandiwe Newton), a past flame from their days as CIA intelligence officers in Vienna, who is now under suspicion of having been a double agent. Using flashbacks to weave together multiple timelines, 'All the Old Knives' peels back the layers of their past romance and exposes the truth behind a devastating terrorist attack they were unable to stop.'
Who stars in the Amazon Prime Video spy thriller movie
Chris Pine as Henry Pelham
Chris Pine is a popular American actor who is known for his diverse selection of roles. He began his acting career in 2003 with an episode of 'ER' and slowly built himself up after bagging more roles in TV shows and movies. The end of the 2000s saw him gain more prominence with works like 'Unstoppable', 'This Means War', and the role of Captain Kirk in the acclaimed 'Star Trek' series. Establishing himself as one of the top stars he has gone on to star in DC's Wonder Woman' movies as Steve Trevor and has also lent his voice to works like 'SuperMansion', Jack Frost in 'Rise of the Guardians' and a version of Peter Parker / Spider-Man in 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse'. Pine will play the lead role of CIA agent Henry Pelham in 'All the Old Knives'.
The rest of the cast consists of Thandiwe Newton as Celia Harrison, Laurence Fishburne as Vick Wallinger, Jonathan Pryce as Bill Compton, Gala Gordon as Waitress, Corey Johnson as Karl Stein, Colin Stinton as Moscow Staff Chief, Ahd Kamel as Laila Maroof, and David Bedella as Drew Favreau.
'All the Old Knives' is directed by Janus Metz Pedersen with a screenplay by Olen Steinhauer. Mark Gordon, Steve Schwartz, Paula Mae Schwartz, Nick Wechsler, and Matt Jackson are the executive producers.
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