Well, why not make a true-life procedural thriller about the 2009 hijacking of the Maersk Alabama, the first American vessel to be boarded by pirates in 200 years? And why not cast Tom Hanks as the container-ship skipper who played a good strategic game against his attackers — at least until they kidnapped and stuffed him at gunpoint into a lifeboat. Screenwriter Billy Ray's stripped-down adaptation of... More >>>