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Midway: Everything You Need To Know

Midway cast
Midway (Credits: Lionsgate)

Midway is a movie that will show us with another cinematic disaster sequences from director Roland Emmerich. The movie’s name itself is a reference to the post-Pearl-Harbor bellwether battle of the war’s Pacific theater, the film will dramatize the event with quite the cast that includes Woody Harrelson, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Jake Weber, Aaron Eckhart, and Dennis Quaid. There is a trailer for the movie which you can check out down below.

The movie will be releasing on 8 November 2019. The cast of the movie quite big and consist of Dennis Quaid as Vice Admiral William ‘Bull’ Halsey, Woody Harrelson as Lieutenant Commander Wade McClusky, Aaron Eckhart as Lieutenant Colonel Jimmy Doolittle, Patrick Wilson as Rear Admiral Edwin Layton, Jake Weber as Rear Admiral Raymond Spruance, and Geoffrey Blake as real-life Hollywood director John Ford, who documented the battle.

The younger cast members in the middle of the fight stars Darren Criss, Ed Skrein, Mandy Moore, Alexander Ludwig, Nick Jonas, and Keean Johnson as Chief Aviation Radioman James Murray. As for the plot, the official description of Midway reads: “MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII.”

“The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude, and bravery to overcome the odds.” The movie will be directed by Roland Emmerich and the movie has been written by Wes Tooke.