Based on Doug Stanton’s Horse Soldiers, 12 Strong is an upcoming film based on events in Afghanistan immediately following the events of 9/11. Chris Hemsworth and Michael Shannon take the starring roles.
The movie boasts a well-rounded cast that also includes Michael Peña and Rob Riggle. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, it focuses on a group of CIA paramilitary officers and U.S. Special Forces operatives who ride horses into combat to take on the Taliban. 12 Strong marks Nicolai Fuglsig’s major directorial debut, as he focused mostly on advertisements prior to helming this project.
Take a look at the trailer above, and look for the film to arrive in theaters in 2018. In other trailer-related news, take a look at the upcoming Jean-Claude Van Johnson.