- Category: Coming Soon
- Published: Monday, 13 May 2013 08:28
In another movie based on a true story, Tom Hanks plays Captain Richard Phillips whose American cargo ship was overtaken by Somali pirates in 2009. Directed by The Bourne Identity and United 93's Paul Greengrass, we can be sure to get enough hold-on-to-your-seat action and the new trailer for CAPTAIN PHILLIPS certainly has your heart racing already.Columbia Pictures' action-thriller Captain Phillips stars two-time Oscar® winner Tom Hanks in 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 film is directed by Oscar® nominee Paul Greengrass, from a screenplay by Billy Ray and based upon the book, A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea, by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty. The film is produced by Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, and Michael De Luca.
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS opens October 11, 2013