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'Man From U.N.C.L.E.' to Hit Theaters January 2015

Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill

"Focus," a heist movie starring Will Smith, also has been given a release date.

Guy Ritchie's spy adaptation of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. has been scheduled for release the weekend of Martin Luther King Jr. Day next year, Warner Bros. said on Thursday. It will hit theaters on Jan. 16, 2015. 

The film, which stars Man of Steel's Henry Cavill and The Lone Ranger's Armie Hammer as special agents working to track down evildoers, is based on the 1960s television series. 

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Cavill replaced Tom Cruise, who dropped out of the project. Hugh Grant, Mad Men's Jared Harris and Anna Karenina's Alicia Vikander also feature in the title.

Focus, a heist movie starring Will Smith, Rodrigo Santoro (300) and Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street), also has been given a release date: Feb. 27, 2015. Robbie replaced Kristen Stewart, who dropped out of the project. 

The film, in which  Smith portrays a con man, is directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa.