Tom Hanks - Tom Hanks To Play Hero Sea Captain Richard Phillips
Tom Hanks has been cast as heroic sea captain Richard Phillips in a new movie.
Phillips hit the headlines in 2009 when his cargo ship was stormed by Somali pirates. He offered himself as a hostage, providing the rest of his crew was allowed to sail away.
He was finally rescued by Navy SeaLs and wrote about his ordeal in the book A Captain's Duty.