Jon Hamm attempts to save a life in the first trailer for hostage thriller “Beirut”.

Set in Beirut, Lebanon in 1982, Hamm stars as a former U.S. diplomat who returns to service when a friend and colleague is kidnapped by the same men responsible for his wife’s death, 10 years earlier.

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Together with an undercover CIA field agent played by Rosamund Pike, he must do what it takes to rescue the target and navigate the complicated world of intelligence secrets.

Directed by Brad Anderson (“The Machinist”) with a script by “The Bourne Identity” writer Tony Gilroy, “Beirut” is slated to hit theatres on Apr. 13.