If you are wondering, “Who is Daniel Cluff”? I am going to answer that question for you! In 1952 a massive nor’easter hit New England. A nor’easter is a HUGE storm where the direction of the wind comes from northeastern direction. This 1952 storm meant frigid temperatures, and 60 foot high waves with hurricane-force winds. There was a ship called the SS Pendleton, which was an oil tanker that was headed toward Boston and got ripped in half. It was trapping more than 30 sailors in it. As the word of disaster reaches the U.S. Coast Guard, Daniel Cluff orders a daring operation to rescue the stranded men from his wooden lifeboat. It is THIS story that Disney decided to create a new movie called “The Finest Hours”!’
Disney’s “The Finest Hours”!
Disney’s “The Finest Hours” is the unforgettable story of the Coast Guard’s courageous mission, which is directed by Craig Gillespie and stars: Chris Pine; Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nominee Casey Affleck; Ben Foster; Holliday Grainger; John Ortiz; and Eric Bana. Produced by Jim Whitaker and Dorothy Aufiero, the screenplay is by Oscar® nominee Scott Silver and Oscar nominees Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson based on the acclaimed non-fiction book of the same name by Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman. Doug Merrifield serves as executive producer. “The Finest Hours” storms into U.S. theaters on January 29, 2016 in Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D.