Midway (2019 film)
Midway is an upcoming American war film directed by Roland Emmerich and written by Wes Tooke. The film will star Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans, Mandy Moore, Patrick Wilson, Ed Skrein, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Darren Criss and Dennis Quaid. The film is scheduled for release on November 8, 2019.
|Directed by||Roland Emmerich|
|Screenplay by||Wes Tooke|
|Edited by||Peter R. Adam|
- Woody Harrelson as Admiral Chester Nimitz
- Jake Weber as Rear Admiral Raymond Spruance
- Luke Evans as Commander Wade McClusky
- Mandy Moore as Anne Best
- Patrick Wilson as Captain Edwin T. Layton
- Brennan Brown as Commander Joseph Rochefort
- Ed Skrein
- Aaron Eckhart
- Alexander Ludwig
- Nick Jonas as Aviation Machinist Mate Bruno Gaido
- Tadanobu Asano as Rear Admiral Tamon Yamaguchi
- Dennis Quaid
- Keean Johnson
- Russell Dennis Lewis as Ensign Frank O'Flaherty
- Tony Nowicki as Ensign Frederick T. Weber
- Robert Crooks as Airman First Class Walter Chochalousek
- Dean Schaller as Photographer's Mate First Class Jack MacKenzie Jr.
- Luke Kleintank as Lieutenant Clarence Earle Dickinson
- Jun Kunimura as Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo
- Etsushi Toyokawa as Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
- Darren Criss as Commander Eugene Lindsey
- Brandon Sklenar as Ensign George Gay
- James Carpinello as Captain William Brockman
On May 23, 2017, it was reported that Roland Emmerich would be directing the World War II film Midway. In April 2018, Woody Harrelson and Mandy Moore joined the ensemble cast for the film. In July 2018, Luke Evans was cast in the film to play Commander Wade McClusky, who is awarded the Navy Cross for his role in the battle of Midway. Robby Baumgartner was hired in the crew for the duties of a cinematographer.
August saw the additions of Patrick Wilson, Ed Skrein, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Tadanobu Asano, and Dennis Quaid amongst others to the cast. Darren Criss, Alexander Ludwig and Brandon Sklenar were cast in September.
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