Two new clips have been released from Captain Phillips. the highly praised true story from director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum, United 93) and star Tom Hanks, who is reportedly on career best form.
The two clips show off Captain Phillips’ bravery as Somali pirates attempt to board his ship. Check out both clips below.
Captain Phillips is directed by Paul Greengrass, and the screenplay was written by Billy Ray. The true story is adapted from the book “A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea”, written by Richard Phillips.
The cast includes Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, John Magaro and Christopher Stadulis. The film will arrive in UK cinemas October 18th.
Captain Phillips is director Paul Greengrass’s multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. It is – through Greengrass’s distinctive lens – simultaneously a pulse-pounding thriller and a complex portrait of the myriad effects of globalization. The film focuses on the relationship between the Alabama’s commanding officer, Captain Richard Phillips (two time Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks), and his Somali counterpart, Muse (Barkhad Abdi). Set on an incontrovertible collision course off the coast of Somalia, both men will find themselves paying the human toll for economic forces outside of their control. The film is directed by Academy Award® nominee Paul Greengrass, from a screenplay by Billy Ray 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.