Warner Bros. has released the first trailer and poster for Argo, which arrives in theaters October 12. Ben Affleck directs and stars in this thriller, which is based on the true story of six American hostages who were rescued from Iran, with the help of a fake movie production. Check out the video and 1-sheet below.

<strong><em>Argo</em></strong> Poster

Based on true events, Warner Bros. Pictures' and GK Films' dramatic thriller Argo chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis -- the truth of which was unknown by the public for decades.