Watch the New US Trailer for Wim Wenders’ ‘Submergence’

Wim Wenders’ Romantic Drama Thriller

Samuel Goldwyn Films has released a new official US trailer for Wim Wenders’ upcoming romantic drama thriller Submergence, the most conventional drama prolific German filmmaker has made in years.

Based on the novel of the same name by J.M. Ledgard, with a script by Erin Dignam, an art-house weeper starring James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander follows a British Secret Service agent and a bio-mathematician who fall in love.

The cast includes Alexander Siddig, Reda Kateb, Celyn Jones and Yusef M-Al-Afghani. Submergence opens in select US theaters, on demand and digital April 13. You can view the film’s trailer below.

Wim Wenders’ Romantic Drama Thriller

And check out the new poster, too:

Wim Wenders’ Romantic Drama Thriller

Submergence is a love story that takes us into the extremely different worlds of our two protagonists, Danielle Flinders (Alicia Vikander) and James More (James McAvoy). They meet by chance in a remote hotel in Normandy where they both prepare for a dangerous mission. They fall in love almost against their will, but soon recognize in each other the love of their lives. When they have to separate, we find out that James works for the British Secret Service. He’s involved in a mission in Somalia to track down a source for suicide bombers infiltrating Europe. Danielle ‘Danny’ Flinders is a bio-mathematician working on a deep sea diving project to support her theory about the origin of life on our planet. Soon, they are worlds apart. James is taken hostage by Jihadist fighters and has no way of contacting Danny, and she has to go down to the bottom of the ocean in her submersible, not even knowing if James is still alive…