Paul Greengrass ("The Bourne Ultimatum") directs the Oscar winner in Columbia Pictures' adaptation of a 2009 attack on an unarmed U.S. freighter
In the upcoming Columbia Pictures release, the Oscar-winning actor stars as real-life Capt. Richard Phillips, who made headlines in 2009 when he gave himself up to Somali pirates hijacking the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama in order to save his crew.
The film, which floats into theaters on Oct. 11, was based on Phillips' memoir, "A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea."
Here's the first look: