Fair Game Trailer: The Boring Identity


Today arrives the first trailer for Doug Liman's Valerie Plame movie, Fair Game, in which Naomi Watts and Sean Penn star as the outed CIA agent and her ambassador husband, Joe Wilson (respectively). Enthusiasm for the film at Cannes was a little muted, making it seem like an unlikely awards contender. Which presumably explains why this clip runs hard in the other direction, framing Game as a less-fun spiritual sequel to Liman's Mr. and Mrs. Smith, with a suspense-ratcheting soundtrack that makes you half expect Richard Armitage to come flying in through a window to have Plame snap his neck with a towel, Bourne-style. (He doesn't! But we actually might have preferred that.)