Above Suspicion Trailer: Emilia Clarke Stars in New Thriller Film

The official trailer for Madman Films‘ forthcoming film adaptation of Above Suspicion has been released, featuring Game of Thrones alum Emilia Clarke as a Southern American woman who becomes involved in an affair while being a police informant. Based on Joe Sharkey’s nonfiction book of the same name, the film hasn’t set its release date yet but it will be available on VOD. Check out the video now in the player below!

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In Above Suspicion, nothing is more dangerous than someone with nothing to lose.Based on the chilling true story of a newly married FBI poster boy assigned to an Appalachian mountain town in Kentucky. There, he is drawn into an illicit affair with an impoverished local woman who becomes his star informant. She sees in him her means of escape; instead, it is a ticket to disaster for both of them. This scandal shook the foundations of the nation’s top law enforcement agency, ending in the first-ever conviction of an FBI agent for murder.

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The film stars four-time Emmy nominee Emilia Clarke as Susan Smith, Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire) as Mark Putnam, and Golden Globe nominee Thora Birch (Ghost World, The Walking Dead) as Jolene. It will also feature Johnny Knoxville, Brian Lee Franklin, Luke Spencer Roberts, Sophie Lowe, Kevin Dunn, Chris Mulkey, Omar Benson Miller, and Brittany O’Grady.

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Above Suspicion is directed by Phillip Noyce from a screenplay penned by Chris Gerolmo. The film was produced by Amy Adelson, Angela Amato Velez, Mohamed AlRafi, Colleen Camp, and Tim Degraye.


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