Inside a dimly lit membership deep inside sunkissed Greece, the crafty, dashing, and all-around courageous undercover agent Aubrey Argylle (Henry Cavill) is placing the strikes (actually and figuratively) on the terrorist LaGrange (Dua Lipa), a member of an evil spy group often called the Division. Instantly, she reveals his cowl’s been blown. Making an attempt to pursue Lagrange, Argylle is devastated to see a member of his workforce, the grasp tech whiz Keira (Ariana Debose), has been seemingly fatally shot. Ordered by his superior, Fowler (Richard E. Grant) to proceed pursuit, Argylle lastly positive aspects the higher hand because of his trusty companion, Wyatt (John Cena). However issues take a flip for the more serious when LaGrange reveals that Fowler is secretly the pinnacle of the Division in addition to the great guys. LaGrange kills herself, Argylle and Wyatt minimize communication with Fowler, and marvel what their subsequent transfer will likely be.
Within the first of many rug pulls inside “Argylle,” it is revealed the incident was simply the fictional narrative of Ebook 4 of the “Argylle” novel sequence, written by the profitable writer Elly Conway (Bryce Dallas Howard), a girl who turned to writing after a debilitating ice skating accident. Regardless of being notably single (save for her cat, Alfie), Elly is self-described as being in a relationship together with her work, turning down a date so she will work on Ebook 5. Upon ending the manuscript, Elly wakes as much as see that her mom, Ruth (Catherine O’Hara), has already learn it, and is unhappy with the guide’s “cop-out” ending as solely a mom may very well be. Promising mother that she’ll meet up together with her for the weekend and hash out a brand new last chapter, Elly boards an Amtrak to journey dwelling, given her concern of flying.
On board she’s pestered by an insistent “fan” of her books, Aidan (Sam Rockwell), who quickly claims he is an actual spy and says she’s in peril. Elly is out of the blue attacked by quite a few assassins and is barely in a position to escape because of Aidan’s assist because the duo parachute off the practice.