The Guardian has posted the first trailer for Paul Greengrass’ new film Captain Phillips.
The film focuses on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips, a man who allowed himself to be taken hostage by Somali pirates in exchange for the safety of his crew.
Tom Hanks is in the title role, ably supported by Catherine Keener, Christopher Stadulis, Max Martini, John Magaro, Chris Mulkey, Corey Johnson, and Yul Vazquez.
Captain Phillips will be released in Ireland on October 18th.
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.