Columbia Pictures, via the UK’s The Guardian, has released the first trailer for Captain Phillips. The film is directed by Paul Greengrass and stars Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, Yul Vazquez, Michael Chernus, Chris Mulkey, Corey Johnson, David Warshofsky, John Magaro, and Angus MacInnes. The action thriller is scheduled to hit theaters on October 11, 2013.
Captain Phillips is the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. The screenplay is written by Billy Ray and is based on the book “A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea” by Richard Phillips and Stephen Tatty.
Theatrical trailer for Captain Phillips courtesy The JoBlo Movie Network
Source: The Guardian