VIDEO: ‘Captain Phillips’ Trailer: Tom Hanks Gets Hijacked by Somali Pirates

Tom Hanks Captain Phillips

Somali pirates pic, starring Tom Hanks, hits theaters Oct. 11

Sony has released the first international trailer for the real-life saga of “Captain Phillips.” Starring Tom Hanks and directed by Paul Greengrass (“The Bourne Ultimatum”), “Captain Phillips”  tells the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama.

Pic is produced by Scott Rudin, Michael De Luca, Dana Brunetti and Kevin Spacey and based on the memoir “A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea,” penned by Captain Richard Phillips.

Catherine Keener and Max Martini co-star.

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