The action “Agents 355”, starring Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o and Diane Kruger, promised to be one of the big movies of 2022 – but it looks like the production fell short of expectations.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the feature only got a 23% approval rating, with a 4.40 / 10 rating based on 23 reviews to date. By general consensus, the film “has a stellar cast and is conceptually progressive, but wastes everything on a forgettable story told in an unforgettable way.”
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“It would be better, for everyone involved, if this film was also forgotten” – Polygon.
“Even by the low standards of early January action movies, ‘The Agents 355’ fails its most basic task: repetitive and monotonous.” – Movie Mom.
“The film is amazing – for wasting audience time and, most importantly, for wasting so much talent” – Kaplan vs. Kaplan.
“It doesn’t matter how exceptional the cast is – if the script is lazy” – Kaplan vs. Kaplan.
“A less predictable plot would be enough to make [filme] a special spy thriller ”- Lyle’s Movie Files.
Recalling that the film is scheduled to premiere on January 20 in national theaters.
Simon Kinberg, screenwriter of ‘X-Men: Black Phoenix’, is responsible for directing.
When a top secret weapon falls into the hands of a group of mercenaries threatening the world, CIA agent Mace Brown (Jessica Chastain) must join forces on a deadly mission with German agent Marie (Diane Kruger) ; former MI6 member, computer scientist, Khadijah (Lupita Nyong’o); psychologist Graciela (Penelope Cruz) and Lin Mi Sheng (Bingbing Fan), a mysterious woman who follows her every move. Full of adrenaline, ‘As Agentes 355’ features countless action scenes from around the world, from Parisian cafes and Moroccan markets to the wealth and glamor of Shanghai.
In addition to the five protagonists, the film also stars Sebastian Stan (“Avengers: Endgame”) and Edgar Ramírez (“The Girl on the Train”).
Executive produced by Richard Hewitt (‘Bohemian Rhapsody’).
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