Will Movie The 355 Bring Back the Lights of Hollywood?

Hollywood has received long-term criticism for its lack of representation. But this time, a ray of hope is given by The 355. The 355 and similar movies are the hopes of people who could bring a change.

The 355 is a female-led spy thriller genre and stars Jessica Chastain. She came up with the idea of a female spy thriller after the success of male spy thrillers like the James Bond series being dominant. She wanted to promote the fact that women are also tough and awesome.

The trailer of the movie was also got released on 6th October 2020. Here is everything you need to know about it.

Simon Kinberg is the director of the upcoming action spy film.

Jessica Chastain, Kelly Carmichael, and Simon Kinberg are the producers of the American movie.

What Is the Plotline of the Upcoming Movie the 355?

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According to the website of the movie, it is a classic spy-thriller film. It is a spy story but is quite different from the setups like the Cold War and The War on Terror. It shies away from the older subjects. It is set up in a modern world where venomous non-state groups gather to threaten the superpowers of the world. They do this with the help of the Internet. This setup will allow them to do so from any part of the world.

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The story begins with a theft of a piece of top-secret military technology. The technology is taken by a mercenary. However, we are not aware of the gadget as it is not clearly shown in the trailer. But, it specifies that if it goes into the wrong hands, then it is capable to start World War III.

To recover the device, a CIA agent named Mace Brown, played by Chastain, is hired. To get help in the task, she appoints another three experts with special skills. Khadijah is an expert in computers and an MI6 agent. He proves to play a very crucial role as it is a crucial skill that will help against them. Graciela is a Colombian psychology expert, whereas Marie, a native of Germany, is the counterpart of Mace. According to the trailer, Graciela and Marie do have important people in their lives. Mercenaries will target their loved ones. Khadijah has a life partner, whereas Marie has two kids.

When Will the Action Spy Movie the 355 Be Released Over the Cinemas?

According to the distributors of the film Universal Pictures, the film is scheduled to be released on 7th January 2022. However, the original release date got delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was initially thought to be released during Martin Luther King Day weekend of 2021, but Universal pushed the date back to Martin Luther King Day weekend 2022. At that time, Universal Pictures decided to premiere the movie on 14th January. But soon, they decided to release the movie a week before as no movie is set to release on that day.

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According to the reports from Variety, Chastain was the one who came up with the idea for the film. She raised her voice for it in front of director Simon Kinberg. At that time, he was busy with the production of Dark Phoenix in mid-2017. He was casting her as the female lead to a franchise like Mission Impossible and the Jason Bourne series.

What Are the Names of the Characters Involved in the 355?

  • Mason “Mace” Brown, played by Jessica Chastain, is a wild card CIA agent.
  • Khadijah, played by Lupita Nyong'o, was an MI6 ally and a cutting-edge computer specialist.
  • Marie Schmidt, played by Diane Kruger, is a rival German BND agent.
  • Graciela, played by Penelope Cruz, is a Colombian DNI agent who is skilled in his work. He is also a psychologist.
  • Lin Mi Sheng, played by Fan Bingbing, is a Chinese MSS agent who appears to be mysterious. He tracks every move of the team.
  • Nick, played by Sebastian Stan, is a CIA agent. He is also a colleague of Mace.
  • Luis, played by Edgar Ramirez, is a DNI agent.
  • Hacker's role played by Emilio Insolera
  • Stevens' role played by Jason Wong
  • Larry Marks' role played by John Douglas Thompson
  • Ahmed-Imam's role played by Hiten Patel
  • Grady's role played by Leo Staar
  • Pyotr Khasanov's role played by Oleg Kricunova

What Are the Expectations of the Audience From the Movie the 355?

People loved the trailer and are eagerly waiting for it to release. The first trailer got released in 2020. Recently the second trailer was also made available over the Internet. The hopes from the movie are increasing day by day.

Where Can We Watch the Movie The 355?

The 355 is all set to release on 7th January 2022. You can watch the movie in theatres with your family. Right now, we are not aware of its digital release. We will let you know when it will be released on various platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, or Disney Hotstar.

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Until then, wait for its theatrical release.


You can watch the trailer over YouTube. In the initial days of a fresh year, we will be able to watch The 355.

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