Tom Hanks' WWII drama film 'Greyhound' to now release in March 2019

WION Web Team
USAUpdated: Jul 03, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
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File photo of actor Tom Hanks. (Source: BANG Showbiz) Photograph:(Others)

Hollywood star Tom Hanks’ next drama film titled “Greyhound” is now postponed from a February 2019 release to March. The film is based on CS Forester's novel, “The Good Shepherd.”

"Greyhound" is being made under Sony productions and is helmed by Aaron Schneider. It is produced by Hanks and his Playtone partner, Gary Goetzman. FilmNation’s Aaron Ryder, Playtone’s Steven Shareshian and David Coatsworth are among the executive producers.

Tom Hanks plays the role of Captain Ernest Krause, the commanding officer of a Navy destroyer that leads an international convoy of Allied ships across the North Atlantic with German U-boats in pursuit. 

The film also stars Elisabeth Shue, “Mudbound” star Rob Morgan and Stephen Graham co-star.

Sony picked up rights to the $40 million film from Glen Basner's FilmNation.