Days in Entebbe trailer revisits a high-profile hijacking

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Padilha, who's best known for directing 2007's Elite Squad and the 2014 RoboCop remake, is directing from a script by Gregory Burke.

Daniel Brühl stars as "Wilfred Brose" and Rosamond Pike stars as "Brigitte Kuhlman" in this first trailer for José Padilha's 7 DAYS IN ENTEBBE.

The flight, originating in Tel Aviv, Israel and en route to Paris, France, originally contained 248 passengers, but most non-Israeli passengers were allowed to safely depart for France once the plane had landed in Entebbe. Their mission: to ensure the release of dozens of Palestinian terrorists. Working Title's Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner produced along with Kate Solomon, Ron Halpern, and Michelle Wright.

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7 Days in Entebbe is rated PG-13 for violence, some thematic material, drug use, smoking and brief strong language.

7 Days in Entebbe will be released on March 16, 2018 in the U.S. Were you aware of the story of the Entebbe hijacking? Irvin Kershner (The Empire Strikes Back) directed the NBC TV movie Raid on Entebbe, starring Peter Finch and Charles Bronson, in 1976. Let us know in the comments.

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