Tom Hanks got the lead role in Captain Phillips, an upcoming action drama movie based on the true story of captain Richard Phillips and his crew’s encounter with Somali pirates. Here’s the first official movie trailer of Captain Phillips:
“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.”
That captain is a damn great man!
The film is directed by Paul Greengrass (who helmed The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum). The release date of Captain Phillips is set for October 11, 2013.