It's been three years since Steven Spielberg's Lincoln hit theaters, and today we're getting our first look at his new film Bridge of Spies. If that title doesn't sound familiar right away, that's because until recently it didn't really exist; the movie had largely been known just as the Untitled Cold War Thriller until getting its proper name in March. It's based on the story of James Donovan, an attorney that was brought in to negotiate the release of downed U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers at the height of the Cold War.
While the film pairs up Spielberg with Tom Hanks once again, it's another creative collaboration that really stands out here. Joel and Ethan Coen, who have been writing and directing their own singular films like No Country For Old Men, Fargo, and Miller's Crossing for decades, were brought in to rewrite the original script from screenwriter Matt Charman. We'll get to see how the collaboration turned out when the movie arrives in theaters on October 16th.