have announced a new release date for their upcoming film  starring which will now release in the UK on August 13th 2021.

The Courier is a true-life spy , the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI6 and a CIA operative (), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky () in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis. The film is directed by

Watch the trailer here: