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Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne are back in action in newly released trailer for The Aeronauts

Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne are back in action in newly released trailer for The Aeronauts

Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne have joined forces once more as they appear in the official trailer for their new film The Aeronauts.

The actors previously appeared in the Oscar-winning The Theory of Everything and are likely set for more success with their latest film. 

The plot for The Aeronauts follows pilot Amelia Wren – played by Felicity – and scientist James Glaisher [Eddie] as they find themselves in perilous life-threatening situations while attempting to make discoveries in a hot air balloon. 

Back in action: Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne have joined forces once more as they appear in the official trailer for their new film The Aeronauts

Back in action: Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne have joined forces once more as they appear in the official trailer for their new film The Aeronauts

The trailer begins with a voice over of Felicity’s character saying: ‘I believe there are answers in the sky. Up there is where I have found the greatest happiness.’

She is approached by Eddie’s character in a ballroom and he tells her he wants to make studies of the air.

‘You are the only person who could fly us higher than anyone has ever been, so will you?’ he asks her. 

The trailer features several action sequences of the pair in the sky going through stormy weather and Felicity scaling the balloon covered in snow.    

Film: The actors previously appeared in the Oscar-winning The Theory of Everything and could be set for more success with their latest film

Film: The actors previously appeared in the Oscar-winning The Theory of Everything and could be set for more success with their latest film

Story: The plot follows pilot Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher as they find themselves in life-threatening situations while attempting to make discoveries in a hot air balloon

Story: The plot follows pilot Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher as they find themselves in life-threatening situations while attempting to make discoveries in a hot air balloon

Clip: The trailer begins with a voice over of Felicity's character saying: 'I believe there are answers in the sky. Up there is where I have found the greatest happiness'

Clip: The trailer begins with a voice over of Felicity’s character saying: ‘I believe there are answers in the sky. Up there is where I have found the greatest happiness’

The story is based on true events. In 1862, the pair of experts attempted to fly higher than anyone ever had before, in a hot air balloon, to discover the secrets of the heavens.

They managed this feat – a world record still yet to be beaten. Despite uncovering major natural phenomenon, their ascent led them into terrifying dangers.

Felicity and Eddie were both nominated for Oscars for their roles as Stephen and Jane Hawking in 2014’s The Theory Of Everything.

Action: The trailer features several action sequences of the pair in the sky going through stormy weather

Action: The trailer features several action sequences of the pair in the sky going through stormy weather 

Biopic: The story is based on true events. In 1862, the pair of experts attempted to fly higher than anyone ever had before, in a hot air balloon, to discover the secrets of the heavens

Biopic: The story is based on true events. In 1862, the pair of experts attempted to fly higher than anyone ever had before, in a hot air balloon, to discover the secrets of the heavens

Record: They managed this feat - a world record still yet to be beaten. Despite uncovering major natural phenomenon, their ascent led them into terrifying dangers

Record: They managed this feat – a world record still yet to be beaten. Despite uncovering major natural phenomenon, their ascent led them into terrifying dangers 

Eddie ended up winning the gong, however Felicity was pipped to the post by Julianne Moore for her title role in Still Alice.

Both stars have gone on to front major movies in blockbuster franchises, with Eddie leading the cast of the Fantastic Beasts series and Felicity starring in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

The Aeronauts is scheduled to premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on Friday followed by a theatrical release in December.

Release: The Aeronauts is scheduled to premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on Friday followed by a theatrical release in December

Release: The Aeronauts is scheduled to premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on Friday followed by a theatrical release in December 

Daily Mail UK

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