Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Spoilers From Affleck's "Argo"

Sneak Peek the first TV spot and trailer supporting actor/director Ben Affleck's CIA drama "Argo".

The feature is based on Tony Mendez' account of the rescue of six US diplomats from Tehran, during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis :

"...during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, the governments of the United States and Canada partnered to rescue six US foreign service members who had evaded the hostage-taking at the takeover of the American embassy in Iran by staying in the home of the Canadian Ambassador. The governments were able to convince Iran that the six hostages were members of a film crew who were scouting the area for a movie titled 'Argo'. 

"The CIA's fake production company used real designs by comics illustrator Jack Kirby and a screenplay by Barry Ira Geller originally titled "Lord of Light". Armed with professional designs and screenplay, the hostages were successfully able to escape the country under their fake identities..."

Cast also includes Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Kyle Chandler and Victor Garber. 

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Argo"...