Warner Bros. Pictures and Alcon Entertainment have released (via USA Today) new photos for The 33. The movie is based on the true story of the 2010 Chilean mine disaster.
Starring Antonio Banderas, Juliette Binoche, Mario Casas, Lou Diamond Phillips, Rodrigo Santoro, Gabriel Byrne and James Brolin.
Academy Award nominated producer Mike Medavoy, who lived in Chile for 10 years, developed the project in cooperation with the miners, their families and rescuers, and produced the film with Robert Katz and Edward McGurn.
The 33 tells the real life story of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped more than 200 stories underground enduring 100 degrees Fahrenheit beneath a megaton boulder twice the size of the Empire State Building for 69 days following the collapse of the San Jose copper and gold mine. The film, which is a never before seen look at what happened deep inside that mine and chronicles the disaster, the heroic efforts to reach the miners, and the subsequent successful rescue of all 33 men. The film, which was shot in real working mines in Colombia and Chile, recounts some of the emotional personal stories behind the gripping incident and also features several of the real news reporters from around the world who captured the actual event. The rescue became a global broadcast news event that captivated the attention of over 1 billion people worldwide. The 33 miners’ ordeal represents the longest underground survival story in history.
Release Date November 13.