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Tom Hanks Talks About 'Captain Phillips'


Captain Phillips arrives on Blu-ray and DVD this week. Nominated for  6 Academy Awards (including Best Picture and Actor in a Supporting Role), the movie features Tom Hanks as Richard Phillips, the captain of the merchant ship Maersk Alabama that was highjacked by Somali pirates. The film chronicles that takeover and Phillips' subsequent rescue by a Navy SEAL team.


We've got this exclusive clip where Hanks talks about his conversations with the real Captain Phillips as he prepared for the role. The video comes from "Capturing Captain Phllips," a three part making-of documentary included with he Blu-ray bonus features. Director Paul Greengrass also provides an audio commentary track.

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