Deepwater Horizon, Starring Mark Wahlberg, Set for 2016 Release

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Summit Entertainment has set director JC Chandor’s Deepwater Horizon for release on September 30, 2016. Starring Mark Wahlberg, the film features a screenplay by Matthew Sand and Matthew Carnahan.

Based on the true events that occurred on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon chronicles the courage of those who worked on the Deepwater Horizon and the extreme moments of bravery and survival in the face of what would become one of the biggest man-made disasters in world history.

Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Deepwater Horizon is the first film to claim that September 30 release date.