Entertainment Movies Alicia Vikander and James McAvoy Embark on a Globetrotting Romance in 'Submergence' Trailer By Nigel Smith Nigel Smith Nigel Smith is Senior News Editor, Movies at PEOPLE. He is an Entertainment Editor and Writer with more than 10 years of experience in the online and print industries as a journalist, storyteller, proofreader and manager. In 2017 Smith joined the PEOPLE editorial team in New York as News Editor, Movies. He has written feature stories and reviews including interviews with Ryan Reynolds, Anthony Hopkins, Jennifer Hudson and Russell Crowe. Prior, he served as News Editor at the Wrap in Los Angeles, and Entertainment Editor at the Guardian, also in LA, where he covered the red carpet at major awards shows including the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Governors Awards, Grammy Awards and Independent Spirit Awards. He also attended and reported on major film festivals at Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Telluride, SXSW and Tribeca. Smith has appeared as an expert commentator on numerous morning and entertainment shows including Good Morning America, Today, NBC News, BBC News, Access Hollywood, NY1, PeopleTV and more. A native of Toronto, Canada, Smith graduated from Syracuse University in New York State with Master of Arts degree in Arts Journalism (Film). He is married and lives in New York City. People Editorial Guidelines Published on March 1, 2018 02:36 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Alicia Vikander and James McAvoy make for a very attractive couple in the first U.S. trailer for their romantic thriller Submergence — exclusive to PEOPLE! Directed by Wim Wenders (Pina), the film is based on the novel of the same name by J. M. Ledgard. McAvoy plays a British Secret Service agent who’s taken hostage by Jihadist fighters while on a mission in Somalia. Thousand of miles away in the Greenland Sea, Danielle Flinders (Vikander) prepares to dive in a submersible to the ocean floor. Both stuck in their confines, the pair are drawn back to the Christmas of the previous year, where a chance encounter on a beach in France led to an intense romance. On top of the film’s trailer, which you can view above, check out the poster, exclusive to PEOPLE, below. Submergence opens in theaters, on demand and digital April 13.