The trailer for “Lone Survivor,” Hollywood’s take on a 2005 SEAL mission in Afghanistan that ended in ambush, tragedy and acts of valor that stand out even among the nation’s elite special warriors, is below. It hit YouTube yesterday and already has almost 175,000 views.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMFLzf-DXXU[/youtube]
This adaptation of former Special Operator 1st Class (SEAL) Marcus Luttrell’s book was directed by Peter Berg, whose last Navy-themed film had a decidedly different tone. Stars include Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Ben Foster and Eric Bana. It’ll have a limited release Dec. 27, according to Entertainment Weekly, which will make it eligible for 2013 Academy Award consideration. It’ll go nationwide Jan. 10.
For more on the operation, read this extensive, exclusive interview with Luttrell from around the time the book was released.
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