Watch: First trailer for Robert Zemeckis' The Walk

Sony Pictures has released the first trailer for Robert Zemeckis’ upcoming biographical film The Walk.

The film is based on the story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit’s walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on August 7, 1974.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in the lead, with (acting) support from Ben Kingsley, James Badge Dale, Ben Schwartz, Steve Valentine, and Charlotte Le Bon.

The Walk is out in Ireland on October 2nd.