Jake Gyllenhaal has unfinished business to resolve in the first trailer for director Guy Ritchie’s upcoming film The Covenant.
The MGM military thriller, hitting theaters April 21, 2023 stars Gyllenhaal as Army Sergeant John Kinley, who is rescued during a tour in Afghanistan by his interpreter, played by Dar Salim. The footage shows Kinley grappling with whether to put himself back in harm’s way to rescue Ahmed.
The cast also includes Alexander Ludwig, Antony Starr, Jason Wong, Bobby Schofield, Sean Sagar, Sina Parvaneh, Emily Beecham, Cyrus Khodaveisi and Christian Ochoa.
Initially entitled The Interpreter, Ritchie wrote the script with Ivan Atkinson and Marn Davies. Ritchie produces alongside Atkinson, John Friedberg and 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 and Source Code.