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SUBMERGENCE: Full Trailer Released for Drama Starring James McAvoy, Alicia Vikander, Alexander Siddig

The trailer for Submergence, a new film by Wim Wenders, plays like a profound romance – until we discover that one of the halves of this couple is a covert operative who is taken hostage in the Middle East. Although Siddig does not appear in the preview, he is listed as the third lead in the film, which begs the question of why his character is being kept secret.

Official Synopsis:

Submergence is a love story that takes us into the extremely different worlds of our two protagonists, Danielle Flinders (Alicia Vikander) and James More (James McAvoy). They meet by chance in a remote hotel in Normandy where they both prepare for a dangerous mission. They fall in love almost against their will, but soon recognize in each other the love of their lives. When they have to separate, we find out that James works for the British Secret Service. He’s involved in a mission in Somalia to track down a source for suicide bombers infiltrating Europe. Danielle ‘Danny’ Flinders is a bio-mathematician working on a deep sea diving project to support her theory about the origin of life on our planet. Soon, they are worlds apart. James is taken hostage by Jihadist fighters and has no way of contacting Danny, and she has to go down to the bottom of the ocean in her submersible, not even knowing if James is still alive…

Submergence opens in the UK on May 18. Release dates in other countries are TBA.

About Mel

Mel started a fan site for Siddig in 1996, as a way to learn HTML and to promote his charitable endeavors. In 1998, he proposed that it become his official fan site; she quickly agreed and a long-distance friendship was born. You can reach Mel at mel[at]sidcity[dot]net.