Fans of Tom Hanks are exuberant as the first trailer of the World War II epic Greyhound just dropped! The film is directed by Aaron Schneider. The movie stars Tom Hanks as the lead, he plays a Navy commander on his first wartime assignment during the World War II’s fight for the Atlantic between the Allied forces and the Axis powers. The Forest Grump actor also took part in writing the film’s screenplay. The film will be releasing in the U.S. on 12 June.
Check out the trailer
During the early days of World War II, an international convoy which contained 37 ships from the Allied Forces, guided by captain Ernest Krause played by Tom Hanks, travels across the North Atlantic while being chased by Nazi U-boats. In the middle of all the treachery of the maritime battle at stake, Ernest Krause must also fight his own demons and self-doubts as a new promoted commander. The film also stars Manuel Garcia-Rulfo from “6 Underground”, Elisabeth Shue, Stephen Graham from “Boardwalk Empire”, Rob Morgan, and Karl Glusman.
This is not going to be first time that Tom Hanks’ will be above the seas. He did a similar thing back in 2013’s “Captain Phillips” found him held hostage by Somali pirates on board a containership. This is also not the first time that he will be writing a screenplay, as he wrote and directed 2011’s “Larry Crowne,” plus has written scripts for “Band of Brothers.”
Greyhound is going to be Director Aaron Schneide first film in more than 10 years since 2009’s hit “Get Low,” which starred Robert Duvall and Bill Murray.
The film was originally planned to be released on 8 May, it is postponed to June but it has nothing to do with the coronavirus epidemic as it has been confirmed by the studio.