R | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to 'Sparrow School,' a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.
When the project was announced in 2013, Darren Aronofsky was in talks to direct it. Aronofsky dropped out in 2014, and in the same year, David Fincher and Rooney Mara were in talks to direct and star in the film, respectively. In July 2015, it was reported that Francis Lawrence was in talks to direct the... ...
American! American! Don't shoot!
In the film, a US public servant delivers sensitive information on 3.5" floppy disks. It is extremely unlikely that a computer supplied by the US government to this servant would be able to transfer sensitive data to an external device - let alone a floppy drive. Additionally, there is the issue of capacity since a floppy disk only holds 1.44 MB of data (even with compression and using only text files - why not simply use an USB drive which can store GB of data).
$2,141,188 (Australia) (2 March 2018)
$35,133,642 (USA) (15 March 2018)
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