Tom Hanks has a pair of films arriving before Christmas that have real Oscar potential to them. Saving Mr Banks is one, the film that digs into the story behind bringing Mary Poppins to the big screen. But then there’s Captain Phillips, in which Hanks takes the title role. It’s based on the real life story of Captain Richard Phillips, a cargo ship captain whose vessel was hijacked by pirates.
The new trailer picks up the story, and gives a flavour of the film, which is shaping up to be something potentially very special. It helps that Paul Greengrass, of the best Bourne movies and United 93 vintage is behind the camera too.
Captain Phillips arrives in cinemas in October. Here’s the new trailer…
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