Trailer: The Pirates Of Somalia

  • Posted 6 months Ago

The first trailer for The Pirates Of Somalia has just been released.

Starring Evan Peters (American Horror Story), Melanie Griffith, Barkhad Abdi and Al Pacino, the film is based on the true story New York Times bestseller of the same name by Jay Bahadur.

It follows an aspiring journalist who travels to Somalia in the hopes of capturing an incredible story which can kick-start his career, but quickly finds himself in over his head.

Take a look at the trailer above and have a read of the official synopsis below:

When rookie journalist Jay Bahadur (Evan Peters) has an inspiring chance encounter with his idol (Al Pacino), he uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer (Barkhad Abdi), he attempts to embed himself with the local Somali pirates, only to find himself quickly in over his head. The Pirates of Somalia tells the incredible true story of one reporter’s risk-taking adventure that ultimately brought the world an unprecedented first-person account of Somali Pirates the first close-up look into Somalia’s rich culture.

The Pirates Of Somalia is out 8 December.