Henry Cavill Takes on the Nazis in First Trailer for Guy Ritchie’s “The Ministry Of Ungentlemanly Warfare”

Henry Cavill taking on the Nazis in an action flick from Guy Ritchie based on a true story? That’s a mission we’ll accept. Lionsgate has revealed the first trailer for Ritchie’s The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare, which centers Cavill as a recruit in the British Military’s desperate attempt to turn the tides of World War II.

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare is based on recently declassified files of the British War Department, centered on what’s considered the creation of the first-ever special forces organization, spearheaded by none other than Winston Churchill himself, and which included author Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond. (Fleming was an active covert participant in World War II, featuring in the wild operation that spawned both a great book and a great film, Operation Mincemeat.)

Cavill stars as part of the rag-tag crew that makes up this first-ever special forces unit as they head off on a mission to fight the Nazis with methods that are unconventional, or, more to the point, ungentlemanly and which ultimately laid the groundwork for the British SAS and Black Ops warfare.

Joining Cavill are Eiza González (Baby Driver), Alan Ritchson (Reacher), Alex Pettyfer (In Time), Hero Fiennes Tiffin (After), Babs Olusamokun (Dune), Henrique Zaga (Beyond the Universe), Til Schweiger (Inglourious Basterds), Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians) and Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride).

Check out the trailer below. The Ministry Of Ungentlemanly Warfare arrives in theaters on April 19.

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