'Captain Phillips' To Start Shooting
rss.feedsportal.com Barry Ackroyd on Paul Greengrass' dramaWith Bourne, United 93 and Green Zone in his locker, Paul Greengrass is a filmmaker who's as comfortable as anyone navigating the political complexities of the post-9/11 landscape. He's extending that to 'seascape' too, with his new thriller, Captain Phillips, set almost entirely in the Indian Ocean.
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Captain Phillips Synopsis and Credits

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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