Saturday, December 30, 2017

Chris Hemsworth stars in war film based on true events in '12 Strong'

Taking on the role of real life heroes, Chris Hemsworth (Thor, The Avengers films) along with Oscar nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road, Nocturnal Animals) stars in 12 Strong - a powerful action-packed new war drama based on the best-selling book Horse Soldiers, from true events that unfolded a world away in the aftermath of 9/11.

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12 Strong is set in the harrowing days following 9/11 when a U.S. Special Forces team, led by their new Captain, Mitch Nelson (Hemsworth), is chosen to be the first U.S. troops sent into Afghanistan for an extremely dangerous mission. There, in the rugged mountains, they must convince Northern Alliance General Dostum (Negahban) to join forces with them to fight their common adversary: the Taliban and their Al Qaeda allies. In addition to overcoming mutual distrust and a vast cultural divide, the Americans—accustomed to state-of-the-art warfare—must adopt the rudimentary tactics of the Afghani horse soldiers. But despite their uneasy bond, the new allies face overwhelming odds: outnumbered and outgunned by a ruthless enemy that does not take prisoners.

Award-winning director Nicolai Fuglsig directed the film, which is produced by legendary producer Jerry Bruckheimer (the Pirates of the Caribbean films, Black Hawk Down), together with Molly Smith, Trent Luckinbill and Thad Luckinbill (La La Land, Sicario) under their Black Label Media banner. Oscar winner Ted Tally (The Silence of the Lambs) and Peter Craig (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Parts 1 & 2) wrote the screenplay, based on the acclaimed book by best-selling author Doug Stanton.

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12 Strong opens January 17 in cinemas from Pioneer Films.

Here’s the trailer:

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