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Straight From News Headlines to Hollywood The Real ‘Captain Phillips’

Posted at 12:01 PM, Nov 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-04 12:01:36-05

RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) - A new movie with a dramatic storyline ripped right from the headlines. In 2009 the world's attention was captured when a ship owned by a Norfolk-based company was hijacked by Somali Pirates off the coast of Africa. That story inspired the new movie, 'Captain Phillips' starring Tom Hanks. The real Captain Phillips joined us to share his story!