Hes one of the living legends of Hollywood, and Tom Hanks looks to have another hit on his hands with the forthcoming flick Captain Phillips.
The Forrest Gump star teamed up with Bourne Legacy mastermind Paul Greengrass for the exciting new project, slated to hit theaters on October 11th.
Per the synopsis, Captain Phillips is a 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 and his Somali counterpart, Muse. 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.