WATCHCaptain Phillips Controversy Interview
In this CNN segment, Drew Griffin reports
on the allegations made by former crew
members, including the Maersk
Alabama's Chief Engineer Mike Perry,
who claim Richard Phillips was reckless
and not a hero. The lawsuit filed by some
of the crew members against the shipping
company is addressed, in addition to the
pirate warnings that the Captain ignored
and kept to himself.
WATCHCaptain Phillips Trailer
Directed by Paul Greengrass and starring
Tom Hanks in the title role, Captain
Phillips tells the true story of the
2009 hijacking of the cargo ship
Maersk Alabama by Somali Pirates.
The biopic is based on these events in the
life of Captain Richard Phillips, as
conveyed in his book A Captain's Duty:
Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous
Days at Sea. This is the second
Captain Phillips movie trailer.