“12 Strong” (also known as 12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers) is an upcoming American war drama film directed by Nicolai Fuglsig and written by Ted Tally and Peter Craig. The film is based on Doug Stanton’s non-fiction book ‘Horse Soldiers’, which tells the story of CIA paramilitary officers and U.S. Special Forces sent to Afghanistan immediately after the September 11 attacks.
The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, Navid Negahban, Trevante Rhodes, Geoff Stults, Thad Luckinbill, William Fichtner, and Rob Riggle.
Chris Hemsworth (“Thor,” “The Avengers” films) and Oscar nominee Michael Shannon (“Revolutionary Road,” “Nocturnal Animals”) star in “12 Strong,” a powerful new war drama from Alcon Entertainment, Black Label Media and Jerry Bruckheimer Films. It is a story of heroism based on true events that unfolded a world away in the aftermath of 9/11, depicting the deployment of the first Special Forces team comprising of 12 elite soldiers to Afghanistan under the leadership of a new captain Mitch Nelson (Chris Hemsworth) wherein the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban. The operation includes working with Afghani horse soldiers and learn a whole new way of fighting in the process.
If you are looking for a different kind of war movie, “12 Strong” is not to be missed!
“12 Strong” screens at Majestic Cineplex 10.15 1.15 4.15 7.15 Fri/Sat 10.15 pm. Empire Cineplex 1.15 4.15 7.15 Fri/Sat 10.15 pm Sat/Sun 10.15 am