Coinciding with its release today [read our review here], we’ve got an exclusive clip from the World War II spy drama The Exception featuring Jai Courtney and Lily James. Check it out below, or watch it over on our YouTube channel…
Nazi captain Stefan Brandt (Jai Courtney; Suicide Squad, Terminator: Genisys) is sent on a mission to investigate a threat to the exiled Kaiser Wilhelm II (Christopher Plummer; The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Last Station). Arriving at the Kaiser’s secluded mansion, Brandt learns that local resistance and British Intelligence are moving in on the deposed German monarch. As he begins to infiltrate the Kaiser’s life in search of clues, Brandt finds himself drawn into an unexpected and passionate romance with Mieke (Lily James; Cinderella, Baby Driver), one of the Kaiser’s maids.
Also featuring Janet McTeer (TV’s The White Queen, The Woman In Black), Ben Daniels (TV’s House Of Cards, The Hollow Crown) and a mesmerising cameo from Eddie Marsan (Their Finest, War Horse) as the terrifying Heinrich Himmler, THE EXCEPTION is based on Alan Judd’s international bestseller, ‘The Kaiser’s Last Kiss’ and is brought to the screen by acclaimed theatre director David Leveaux (The Glass Menagerie with Jessica Lange, Neil LaBute’s The Distance From Here).