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'Red Sparrow' Featurette Reveals The Art of Manipulation

'Red Sparrow' Featurette Reveals The Art of Manipulation
From Slashfilm - February 11, 2018

Red Sparrow is less than a month away from theaters. In anticipation of the new spy thriller starring Jennifer Lawrence, aRed Sparrow featurette goes behind-the-scenes and reveals the real-life inspirations for the story. Watch it below.

Are you excited forRed Sparrow? There is no real buzz for the film, but it has potential. Perhaps itll end up being a nice surprise, or a sleeper hit. Jennifer Lawrence stars as a former ballerina who finds herself forced into the dangerous world of spycraft. Many heavy accents and intense situations follow. A newRed Sparrow featurette goes behind-the-scenes of the film. Check it out.

Red Sparrow Featurette

The biggest takeaway from this featurette is that Jason Matthews, who wrote the novel the film is based on, was himself a CIA agent. I feel likeRed Sparrow should be making a bigger deal about this with their advertising: having your films spy story written by anactual CIA agent is pretty darn cool. Matthews didnt write the screenplay adaptationthose duties fell to Justin Haythe, writer of the absolutely bat-shit-insaneA Cure for Wellness.

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