Taglines: The enemy has a weapon. So do we.
Stratton, a Special Boat Service operative for MI6, and his American counterpart Marty, scope a laboratory complex in Iran in order to intercept deadly biochemical weapons. This most complex of missions goes spectacularly wrong however and in the mayhem Marty is mortally wounded. Stratton knows his trusted friend isn’t going to make it.
Back at base Stratton is summoned by the big boss at MI6. She has received intel that a former Soviet operative – Barovski – has gone rogue. Thought to be dead for the last 20 years, it is believed Barovski has plans to take revenge on his former paymasters by using stolen chemical weapons. From hereon in, Stratton and his team must drawn on all their training and experience to race against time and stop the unimaginable happening.
Stratton is a 2017 British action thriller film directed by Simon West, based on the novel series of same name by Duncan Falconer. The series’ lead character John Stratton is played by Dominic Cooper, while the rest of the cast includes Gemma Chan, Austin Stowell, Tyler Hoechlin, and Tom Felton. Principal photography on the film began on 15 July 2015 in Brindisi, Italy. The film was released in the UK on 1 September 2017 to universally poor reviews.
Directed by: Simon West
Starring: Dominic Cooper, Austin Stowell, Tom Felton, Gemma Chan, Tyler Hoechlin, Thomas Kretschmann, Sir Derek Jacobi, Connie Nielsen, Jake Fairbrother, Lizzie Winkler, Olegar Fedoro
Screenplay by: Duncan Falconer, Warren Davis
Production Design by: Jonathan Lee
Cinematography by: Felix Wiedemann
Film Editing by: Andrew MacRitchie
Costume Design by: Stephanie Collie
Set Decoration by: Gordon Grant, Priscilla Rossi
Art Direction by: Livia Borgognoni, Ben Collins, Nic Pallace, Andrew Rothschild
Music by: Nathaniel Méchaly
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, and language.
Distributed by: Momentum Pictures
Release Date: January 5, 2018