Warner Bros Pictures has released a first look trailer for its upcoming war drama, 12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers. Base on the non-fiction best-selling book Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton, the story recount the aftermath of 9/11 events unfolding in Afghanistan. 12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghani warlord to take down the Taliban and the Al Qaeda.
The film stars Chris Hemsworth(Marvel’s Thor franchise), Michael Shannon(Man of Steel, Nocturnal Animals), Elsa Pataky(Fast and Furious franchise), Taylor Sheridan( Hell or High Water), Austin Stowell(Bridge of Spies, Whiplash), Michael Pena(The Martian), Geoff Stults( Grace and Frankie, Only the Brave), Rob Riggle(The Hangover, The Daily Show) and Trevante Rhodes(Moonlight, Westworld). 12 Strong is screenplay by Peter Craig( The Town, the Hunger Games) and Ted Tally( The Silence of the Lambs, Red Dragon). The film is directed by Nicolai Fuglsig( Exfil). The production of the film is in association with Jerry Bruckheimer Films(Pirates of the Caribbean franchise), Alcon Entertainment(Blade Runner 2049, The Expanse) and Black Label Media(La La Land, Sicario).
12 Strong is set to open in theaters January 19th 2018. Check out the trailer below.