Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant | Official Trailer : Jake Gyllenhaal, Dar Salim, Alexander Ludwig

MGM has dropped a new trailer for director Guy Ritchie’s upcoming film, “The Covenant.”

The film follows US Army Sergeant John Kinley (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Afghan interpreter Ahmed (Dar Salim). After an ambush, Ahmed goes to Herculean lengths to save Kinley’s life. When Kinley learns that Ahmed and his family were not given safe passage to America as promised, he must repay his debt by returning to the war zone to retrieve them before the Taliban hunts them down first.

The footage shows Kinley grappling with whether to put himself back in harm’s way to rescue Ahmed. “If it wasn’t enough for him to carry me across those mountains, now he’s hiding in a hole somewhere,” Gyllenhaal’s character says somberly in the trailer. “I should be in that hole.”

The cast also includes Alexander Ludwig, Antony Starr, Jason Wong, Bobby Schofield, Sean Sagar, Sina Parvaneh, Emily Beecham, Cyrus Khodaveisi and Christian Ochoa.

The film is directed by: Guy Ritchie, written by: Guy Ritchie and Ivan Atkinson & Marn Davies and produced by: Guy Ritchie, p.g.a., Ivan Atkinson, p.g.a., John Friedberg, Josh Berger.

Gyllenhaal was recently seen in Michael Bay’s Ambulance and voiced a role in Don Hall’s Disney animated feature Strange World, both released last year. He has previously tackled military themes in films including Jarhead (2005) and Source Code (2011).

The film will be only in theaters April 21. 

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