Warner Bros. has released two new photos from Cloud Atlas, the star-studded adaptation of David Mitchell's novel from directors Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, and Tom Tykwer. These photos give us our first look at Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, and Ben Whishaw in this unique tale where every actor plays multiple characters. Take a look at the photos, and read on to see what Lana Wachowski had to say about this ambitious project.

Cloud Atlas Tom Hanks and Halle Berry Photo
Cloud Atlas Jim Broadbent and Ben Whishaw Photo
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The story spans thousands of years, showing how individual lives affect others in the past, present, and future. Here's what co-director Lana Wachowski had to say about this time-bending adaptation.

"We thought about these individual characters as aspects of larger characters. Their lives are interwoven over one big story that takes place over a thousand years."