Aaron Taylor-Johnson dons his American army fatigues in the intense new thriller from Doug Liman, The Wall. Watch the trailer below to witness one man’s fight for survival.
Before Doug Liman’s next Tom Cruise collaboration, American Made hits the cinema’s his next edge of your seat hair-raising project has Taylor-Johnson acting his behind off in what is being dubbed his best performance yet.
The trailer, set in Iraqi, has Taylor-Johnson as Sergeant Allen Isaac, hold up behind a flimsy wall, battling for his life and his fellow brothers in arms as he makes contact with a foreign sniper that holds his life in his hands. Watched by the sniper, his every move is under scrutiny as he tries to figure out exactly how he can come out of this situation alive.
Produced by Amazon Studios and written by Dwain Worrell, whose original script only focused the sniper and Isaac. When Roadside Attractions came on board the story incorporated the second solder in the form of John Cena as Staff Sergeant Shane Matthews.
The Wall shoots into cinemas on July 28
The Wall Official Synopsis
The Wall is a deadly psychological thriller that follows two soldiers pinned down by a lethal Iraqi sniper, with nothing but a crumbling wall between them. Their fight becomes as much a battle of will and wits as it is of lethally accurate marksmanship.
Directed by Doug Liman (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, The Bourne Identity, Edge of Tomorrow), The Wall stars Golden Globe winner® Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Nocturnal Animals, Kick-Ass) and John Cena (Trainwreck, Daddy’s Home).