Gunpowder, treason and plot

Natalie Portman with a sweet English accent and flowing curls cascading from her bonce… Is this a corset-bound costume drama perhaps? Oh lordy no… this is V For Vendetta and if this trailer is anything to go by, it’s going to be the Dog’s dangly bits.

The story is from the melting-pot minds of the Wachowski Brothers, those clever fellas who brought you The Matrix and marks the helming debut of James McTeigue, who was second unit director on the Matrix trilogy.

In a futuristic Britain, V (Hugo Weaving) is a masked vigilante, roaming the streets after curfew, mercilessly culling totalitarian coppers as he sparks a revolution and stands as a sign of hope for a new beginning. Portman’s character Evey is saved from a gang of brutal policemen by V and slowly gets drawn in to his world.

Atmosphere, tension and really big knives… Click here to see what all the fuss is about...