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IN THE HEART OF THE SEA: THE REAL-LIFE STORY THAT INSPIRED HERMAN MELVILLE’S MOBY-DICK

IN THE HEART OF THE SEA2Watch the new official trailer for IN THE HEART OF THE SEA, starring Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy and Ben Whishaw, and directed by Ron Howard. The movie is based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s best-selling book about the dramatic true journey of the Essex.

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. But that told only half the story. “In the Heart of the Sea” reveals the encounter’s harrowing aftermath, as the ship’s surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive.HOTS-05861Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea and his first mate still seeks to bring the great whale down.IN THE HEART OF THE SEA1Opening worldwide beginning March 13, 2015 in cinemas and IMAX, the film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures and by Village Roadshow Pictures.

IN THE HEART OF THE SEA is in cinemas March 13 2015