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.
Directer: Paul Greengrass
Cast: Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Michael Chernus, Chris Mulkey, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Addirahman, Faysal Ahmed
In theaters: October 11, 2013
This is one I’d really like to see on the big screen. Judging by the trailer and Tom Hank’s track record, I’ll be surprised if this movie is not a huge success.
What do you think? Will you see Captain Phillips while it’s in the theater? Do you remember the story as it happened? I sure do!