Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul Face the Fog of Drone Warfare in New ‘Eye in the Sky’ Trailer (Video)

Film also starring Alan Rickman and Barkhad Abdi opens in select theaters on Mar. 11

In the new trailer for “Eye in the Sky,” Helen Mirren must decide whether to “capture” or “kill” suicide bombers once a top-secret drone operation captures terrorists in Kenya.

Mirren stars as London-based Col. Katherine Powell and Aaron Paul stars as American drone operator Steve Watts, who gets the order to engage when a 9-year-old girl enters the kill zone. An international dispute is triggered over the moral and political implications of modern warfare, and governments all over the world are faced with life-or-death decisions.

The film also stars Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi, Jeremy Northam, Iain Glen and Phoebe Fox.

It is directed by Gavin Hood with a screenplay by Guy Hibbert. Ged Doherty, Colin Firth and David Lancaster are producers on the Bleecker Street drama.

The thriller will hit select theaters on Mar. 11.

Watch the trailer.

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