When in 2010 oil was gush from deep in the Gulf Of Mexico with BP having massive difficulty is stemming the flow, it was easy to forget that the ecological disaster only came after a terrible human disaster, when the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, killing 11 people. Director Peter Berg has reteamed with his Lon Survivor star Mark Wahlberg to tell the story of what happened.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘On April 20th, 2010, the world’s largest man-made disaster occurred on the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. Directed by Peter Berg (Lone Survivor), this story honours the brave men and women whose heroism would save many on board, and change everyone’s lives forever.
Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Gina Rodriguez, Dylan O’Brien and Kate Hudson also star. The film will be in cinemas in September.