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Chris Evans rocks ’70s hair and smuggles refugees in trailer for Netflix’s The Red Sea Diving Resort

He may be done with Captain America, but Chris Evans is still going strong as an action star.

His next role is also that of a hero, starring in The Red Sea Diving Resort, a Netflix film inspired by true events that premieres July 31.

Set in 1979, Evans plays one of several international agents on a mission to rescue and evacuate refugees from Ethiopia.

Leading man: Chris Evans stars in The Red Sea Diving Resort, a Netflix film inspired by true events that premieres July 31

Leading man: Chris Evans stars in The Red Sea Diving Resort, a Netflix film inspired by true events that premieres July 31

He stars alongside Ben Kingsley, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Huisman, Haley Bennett and Alessandro Nivola.

Netflix dropped a trailer for the film Tuesday, which opens with Kingsley briefing Evans on his mission.

It then shows some heartbreaking images of Jewish people fleeing a war-torn Ethiopia.

Williams plays a brave local who coordinates with the agents to help evacuate his people.

Refugee crisis: Set in 1979, Evans plays one of several international agents on a mission to rescue and evacuate refugees from Ethiopia

Refugee crisis: Set in 1979, Evans plays one of several international agents on a mission to rescue and evacuate refugees from Ethiopia

Star-studded cast: Netflix dropped a trailer for the film Tuesday, which opens with Ben Kingsley briefing Evans on his mission

Star-studded cast: Netflix dropped a trailer for the film Tuesday, which opens with Ben Kingsley briefing Evans on his mission

Retro chic: Evans sports some gorgeous '70s hair and a full yet groomed beard as he assembles his team

Retro chic: Evans sports some gorgeous ’70s hair and a full yet groomed beard as he assembles his team

Hot co-stars: He recruits shirtless Michael Huisman, who seems to have an affinity for short shorts

Hot co-stars: He recruits shirtless Michael Huisman, who seems to have an affinity for short shorts

Hair goals: The team also includes Haley Bennett, who showcases some perfect Farrah hair

Hair goals: The team also includes Haley Bennett, who showcases some perfect Farrah hair

Heroic character: Michael Kenneth Williams plays a brave local who coordinates with the agents to help evacuate his people

Heroic character: Michael Kenneth Williams plays a brave local who coordinates with the agents to help evacuate his people

Evans sports some gorgeous ’70s hair and a full yet groomed beard as he assembles his team, which includes Bennett with perfect Farrah hair and a shirtless Huisman, who seems to have an affinity for short shorts.

They then arrive at the abandoned yet picturesque Red Sea Diving Resort, escorting dozens of refugees with them as they’re smuggled through Sudan to Israel.

Kingsley then offers an intense warning: ‘Now let’s be very clear. If this goes wrong, you’ll all be hanging from cranes.’  

Secret lair: They then arrive at the titular Red Sea Diving Resort, an abandoned yet picturesque hotel where they carry out their mission

Secret lair: They then arrive at the titular Red Sea Diving Resort, an abandoned yet picturesque hotel where they carry out their mission

Undercover: The agents seem to pose as tourists who are taking up some diving in the gorgeous local waters

Undercover: The agents seem to pose as tourists who are taking up some diving in the gorgeous local waters

High stakes: Kingsley then offers an intense warning: 'Now let's be very clear. If this goes wrong, you'll all be hanging from cranes'

High stakes: Kingsley then offers an intense warning: ‘Now let’s be very clear. If this goes wrong, you’ll all be hanging from cranes’

Escape plan: A montage of their covert operation culminates with the refugees escaping in the dark of night, but as Williams notes, 'there are still hundreds crossing the border every week'

Escape plan: A montage of their covert operation culminates with the refugees escaping in the dark of night, but as Williams notes, ‘there are still hundreds crossing the border every week’

A montage of their covert operation culminates with the refugees boating away in the dark of night, but as Williams notes, ‘there are still hundreds crossing the border every week.’

While Evans and his crew are using their diving resort to do some actual diving, they’re visited by some enemy soldiers who appear to be catching on.

But he assures Williams that the mission is still happening as they continue to smuggle refugees.

Dive in: Evans and his crew maintain their cover by using their diving resort to do some actual diving

Dive in: Evans and his crew maintain their cover by using their diving resort to do some actual diving

Bad guys: They're then visited by some enemy soldiers who appear to be catching on to their operation

Bad guys: They’re then visited by some enemy soldiers who appear to be catching on to their operation

Never give up: But he assures Williams that the mission is still happening as they continue to smuggle refugees

Never give up: But he assures Williams that the mission is still happening as they continue to smuggle refugees

Climactic action: The stakes seem high as the agents are captured before physically fighting their way out and somehow ending up in a chase on an airport runway

Climactic action: The stakes seem high as the agents are captured before physically fighting their way out and somehow ending up in a chase on an airport runway

The stakes seem high as the agents are captured before physically fighting their way out and somehow ending up in a chase on an airport runway. 

Evans recently bowed out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starring as Captain America for the last time in Avengers: Endgame. 

Goodbye Captain America: Evans recently bowed out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starring as Captain America for the last time in Avengers: Endgame

Goodbye Captain America: Evans recently bowed out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starring as Captain America for the last time in Avengers: Endgame

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