The 355 (2022)

Four women dressed in evening wear stand in front of a white stone building framed by two large light-up Chinese dragons. On the far left is Graciela, played by Penélope Cruz. Next to her is Mace, played by Jessica Chastain, then Marie played by Diane Kruger. Finally, on the far right stands Khadijah played by Lupita Nyong’o. All four women look nervously off to the left-hand side of the frame.

The 355 (2022) © Universal Studios

Director: Simon Kinberg
Writers: Simon Kinberg, Theresa Rebeck
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Bingbing Fan, Diane Kruger, Penélope Cruz
Production Company:  Freckle Films, CAA Media Finance, FilmNation Entertainment
Locations Used:  Fairbourne Reservoir in Harrietsham

The 355 (2022) is an American spy thriller in which a wild card CIA operative joins forces with three international agents on a lethal mission to retrieve a top-secret weapon that has fallen into the hands of mercenaries; all the while staying a step ahead of a mysterious woman who is tracking their every move.

Directed and written by Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Dark Phoenix, The Twilight Zone) and co-written by Theresa Rebeck (Law & Order: Criminal Intent, NYPD Blue), The 355 cast is headlined by Jessica Chastain (X-Men: Dark Phoenix,  Interstellar), Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave, Black Panther), Bingbing Fan (Iron Man 3,  X-Men: Days of Future Past), Diane Kruger (Inglourious Basterds,  The Operative) and Penélope Cruz (Murder on the Orient Express, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides).

During filming, production visited Fairbourne Reservoir near Harrietsham in Maidstone. The property was dressed as a Columbian home.

Fairbourne Reservoir is a modern mansion which has previously featured in two episodes of Netflix’s Black Mirror – Metalhead (2017) and Smithereens (2018). Harrietsham is a picturesque village in Maidstone and contains a number of listed buildings..

The 355 (2022) is due for UK cinema release on January 7th, 2022.

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