Talking With Captain Phillips's Real-Life First Mate, Shane Murphy
feedproxy.google.com Shane Murphy was the first mate on the Maersk Alabama in 2009 when it was hijacked by Somali pirates, an event that is reenacted in Paul Greengrass's heart-stopping Captain Phillips. When the real Richard Phillips (played in the film by Tom Hanks) was taken hostage, Murphy (played by Michael Chernus) ...
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Columbia Pictures' action-thriller Captain Phillips stars two-time Oscar® winner Tom Hanks in 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. The film is directed by Oscar® nominee Paul Greengrass, from a screenplay by Billy Ray and 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.

"Captain Phillips" stars Catherine Keener, Max Martini, and Tom Hanks.

Directed by Paul Greengrass.
Written by Billy Ray.
Produced by Dana Brunetti, Kevin Spacey, Michael De Luca, and Scott Rudin.
Production company/distributor: Columbia Pictures.

Release Date: October 11, 2013

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