Relativity Media has shared a new featurette for their upcoming action thriller Act of Valor, starring active duty Navy Seals. See what the men behind the film had to say about creating a real and authentic action film in the exclusive behind the scenes clip.
“Mouse” McCoy and Scott Waugh co-directed Act of Valor, which stars Active Duty Navy SEALs, Roselyn Sanchez, Alex Veadov, Jason Cottle and Nester Serrano. The script was written by Kurt Johnstad.
Here’s the official synopsis for Act of Valor, which hits theaters on February 24, 2012.
An unprecedented blend of real-life heroism and original filmmaking, Act of Valor stars a group of active-duty Navy SEALs in a powerful story ofcontemporary global anti-terrorism. Inspired by true events, the film combines stunning combat sequences, up-to-the minute battlefield technology and heart-pumping emotion for the ultimate action adventure.
Act of Valor takes audiences deep into the secretive world of the most elite, highly trained group of warriors in the modern world. When the rescue of a kidnapped CIA operative leads to the discovery of a deadly terrorist plotagainst the U.S., a team of SEALs is dispatched on a worldwide manhunt. As the valiant men of Bandito Platoon race to stop a coordinated attack that couldkill and wound thousands of American civilians, they must balance their commitment to country, team and their families back home.
Each time they accomplish their mission, a new piece of intelligence reveals another shocking twist to the deadly terror plot, which stretches from Chechnya to the Philippines and from Ukraine to Somalia. The widening operation sends the SEALs across the globe as they track the terrorist ring to the U.S.-Mexico border, where they engage in an epic firefight with an outcome that has potentially unimaginable consequences for the future of America.
Check out the behind the scenes featurette from Act of Valor, below, along with an image and the official poster. The image features a Navy SEAL engaged in a personnel recovery mission in the film.
Image Credits: Courtesy of Act of Valor Productions. Copyright 2011 Relativity Media, LLC. All rights reserved.