If you haven’t uninterested in intense, militaristic ‘Merican films like American Sniper, Lone Survivor or 13 Hours, we’ve came upon the next blockbuster that can without a doubt tap into your patriotism. The broadly subtitled 12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers (no, the horses themselves aren’t infantrymen—the soldiers enjoy the horses) comes from producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and sports activities actions an excellent solid.
stars as Captain Mitch Nelson, who leads one of the vital a very powerful first U.S. troops to enter Afghanistan after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. In the rugged mountains of the country, Nelson and company must convince Northern Alliance General Dostum (Navid Negahban) to join them throughout the struggle against the Taliban and al-Qaeda, while moreover adopting the unfamiliar tactics of Afghani horse infantrymen. The troops are outnumbered and outgunned, on the other hand they’re however … twelve strong. Hemsworth is joined via Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, comedian Rob Riggle (himself a retired Marine) and Moonlight’s Trevante Rhodes. Hemsworth’s real-life partner Elsa Pataky portrays Nelson’s partner throughout the film.
Directed via Nicolai Fuglsig (Exfil) and in line with the non-fiction e book Horse Soldiers via Doug Stanton, 12 Strong will gallop into theaters on Jan. 19, 2018. Watch the trailer above, and try not to pull something groaning at the minor-key Tom Petty cover that kicks in spherical 1:40.