WATCH: Chris Hemsworth gets ready for war in new 9/11 film

2017-10-20 14:03

Cape Town – Channel24 Movies reported earlier that Chris Hemsworth and his wife, Elsa Pataky will star in their first movie together. (Read more here)

And now the trailer for the film has been released. 

12 Strong follows a team of CIA agents and Special Forces who head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

The team is led by Captain Mitch Nelson (Hemsworth).

In the rugged mountains, they must convince Northern Alliance General Dostum (Navid Negahban) to join forces with them to fight their common adversary: The Taliban and their Al Qaeda allies. 

In addition to overcoming mutual distrust and a vast cultural divide, the Americans—accustomed to state-of-the-art warfare—must adopt the rudimentary tactics of the Afghani horse soldiers. Together they must beat an enemy at overwhelming odds.

Other cast members include: Michael Peña, Trevante Rhodes, Geoff Stults, Thad Luckinbill, Austin Stowell, Ben O’Toole, Austin Hebert and Kenneth Miller.

Watch the trailer here:

During an exclusive set visit ComingSoon spoke to Hemsworth about his new role and the training they undertook.

The cast was trained by an ex-SEAL Harry Humphries they did a range of training which included: Weapon training, movement drills and horse training. 

Speaking about the character Hemsworth said: "It’s about taking the heart and soul of the guy that this was based on and his sort of drive and his diplomatic attitude with this mission, and what he achieved and being true to that."

A SA release date for 12 Strong has yet to be announced. 

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