Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer are playing Napoleon Solo and Illya Kullyakin, agents of United Network Command for Law Enforcement (U.N.C.L.E.) who protect the Earth from the evil organization Technological Hierarchy for the Removal of Undesireables and the Subjugation of Humanity (T.H.R.U.S.H.). Hugh Grant will play the head of British Naval Intelligence. Alicia Vikander plays the female lead, a British agent who has an affinity for cars, a character who wasn't in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. TV series which ran from 1964 to 1968.