By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood May 8, 2012 at 12:28PM
The trailer for Ben Affleck's third film as director, "Argo," has arrived. Based on the true story of the CIA pretending to make a movie in order to rescue diplomats from Tehran following the 1979 Iranian revolution, the film stars Affleck, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Kyle Chandler, Richard Kind, Scoot McNairy, Clea DuVall, Chris Messina, Michael Parks and Taylor Schilling. Check out the trailer (and compare it to Affleck's "Gone Baby Gone" and "The Town") below.
Warner Bros. releases "Argo" October 12. Here's more on Affleck's directorial efforts.