A Daredevil Balloon Pilot Will Fly High For Science in Trailer For THE AERONAUTS with Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne

Amazon has released the adventurous and harrowing first trailer for The Aeronauts which stars Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne. The story is set in 1862, and it follows a balloon pilot and a scientist as they embark on a balloon expedition that take them higher in the sky than anyone in history. The synopsis reads:

In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. While breaking records and advancing scientific discovery, their voyage to the very edge of existence helps the unlikely pair find their place in the world they have left far below them. But they face physical and emotional challenges in the thin air, as the ascent becomes a fight for survival.

The movie was directed by Tom Harper (Peaky Blinders, The Woman in Black 2) and it looks like a good movie worth checking out!

The film also stars Tom Courtenay (45 Years), Anne Reid (The Last Tango in Halifax), Rebecca Front (The Thick of It), Vincent Perez (Riviera), Tim McInnerny (Peterloo), Phoebe Fox (Eye in the Sky) and Himesh Patel (Yesterday).

The film will be released in theaters on December 6th and will be available on Prime Video on December 20th.

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