Roland Emmerich is back in the Director’s chair for another masterful film this time taking place during World War II.
Lionsgate just released the first trailer for Midway which centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII.
The trials curtsies the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor which began hostilities between the Unite States and Japan. Desperate to figure out the Japanese Navy’s next target, Edwin Layton (Patrick Wilson) guesses it’s Midway. Washington brass disagrees, but in his words, “Washington is wrong.”
The trailer goes on tho show the battle that takes place at Midway consisting of areal and water attacks. The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds.
Ed Skrein plays pilot Dick Best, while Nick Jonas plays Bruno Gaido. The star-studded cast also includes Woody Harrelson, Darren Criss, Dennis Quaid, Luke Evans, Aaron Eckhar and Mandy Moore.
Midway hits theaters on Nov. 8.