CS Video: Gerard Butler Talks Playing the Captain in Hunter Killer
Lionsgate invited ComingSoon.net to the New York junket for their forthcoming action film Hunter Killer, where we got to chat with Gerard Butler about playing a submarine captain in the October 26 release. Check out the video below!
Deep under the Arctic Ocean, American submarine Captain Joe Glass (Gerard Butler) is on the hunt for a U.S. sub in distress when he discovers a secret Russian coup is in the offing, threatening to dismantle the world order. Captain Glass must now assemble an elite group of Navy SEALs to rescue the kidnapped Russian president and sneak through enemy waters to stop WWIII.
Also starring Oscar-winner Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour), Common (John Wick: Chapter 2), Linda Cardellini (Avengers: Age of Ultron) and Toby Stephens (Die Another Day), The movie is set as a high-stakes thriller that unfolds both on land and at sea.
Directed by Donovan Marsh and written by Arne L. Schmidt and Jamie Moss, Hunter Killer is based on the book Firing Point written by retired naval officer George Wallace and author Don Keith. The production of film was also fully supported by the United States Navy.