The first teaser trailer for director Roland Emmerich's World War II movie Midway is here, and the action scenes look absolutely epic.
The flick focuses on the legendary 1942 Battle of Midway, a historic clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy, which marked a significant turning point for the Americans in the Pacific during WWII. It also details the drama-filled six months leading up to the Battle of Midway following Japan’s infamous attack on Pearl Harbor.
Emmerich, the German director/producer behind Independence Day and The Day After Tomorrow, brings his apocalyptic flair to the proceedings, and the snippets from the battle scenes in the teaser trailer look pretty jaw-dropping.
The movie stars Patrick Wilson as Admiral Edwin Layton, Luke Evans as Commander Wade McClusky, Woody Harrelson as Admiral Chester Nimitz, Mandy Moore and Darren Criss and co-stars Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas and Dennis Quaid.
Look for Midway to hit theaters November 8, watch the trailer above.