Argo is a political thriller, and serves as Ben Affleck’s third directorial feature following Gone, Baby, Gone and The Town. Affleck also stars and the photo above is a first look at him in character.
The Hollywood Reporter says Argo “centers around a CIA plot to free hostages taken by the Iranian government in 1979. Affleck will play the specialist who created a plan to free six Americans trapped in Tehran when it was being attacked by Iranian militants.
The movie is set for a September 14, 2012 release and also stars a winning lineup including Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston and John Goodman. Affleck will be producing the film along with George Clooney and Grant Heslov