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Third RED TAILS Trailer Flies

Third full trailer for Lucasfilm and Fox's Red Tails adventure.

By Jarrod Sarafin     October 19, 2011
Source: Spike TV, Lucasfilm, Fox

Movie poster for WWII high flying RED TAILS(2012).
© Lucasfilm, 20th Century Fox

During Spike's SCREAM Awards broadcast last night, Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox unleashed a third trailer for their high-flying adventure Red Tails. Check it out below and sound off with your thoughts. The film's ensemble cast includes Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Bryan Cranston, Nate Parker, David Oyelowo, Tristan Wilds, Cliff Smith, Kevin Phillips, Rick Otto, Lee Tergesen, Andre Royo, Ne-Yo, Elijah Kelley, Marcus T. Paulk, Leslie Odom Jr., Michael B. Jordan, Gerald McRaney, Jazmine Sullivan, Edwina Finley, Daniela Ruah and Stacie Davis. Director Anthony Hemingway led at the helm, based on a screenplay by John Ridley.

Plot Concept: 1944. World War II rages and the fate of the free world hangs in the balance. Meanwhile the black pilots of the experimental Tuskegee training program are courageously waging two wars at once – one against enemies overseas, and the other against discrimination within the military and back home. Racial prejudices have long held ace airman Martin "Easy" Julian (Nate Parker) and his black pilots back at base - leaving them with little to do but further hone their flying skills - while their white counterparts are shipped out to combat after a mere three months of training. Mistakenly deemed inferior and assigned only second-rate planes and missions, the pilots of Tuskegee have mastered the skies with ease but have not been granted the opportunity to truly spread their wings.

Until now.

As the war in Europe continues to take its dire toll on Allied forces, Pentagon brass has no recourse but to reconsider these under-utilized pilots for combat duty. Just as the young Tuskegee men are on the brink of being shut down and shipped back home, Col. A.J. Bullard (Terrence Howard) awards them the ultimate chance to prove their mettle high above. Undaunted by the prospect of providing safe escort to bombers in broad daylight - a mission so dangerous that the RAF has refused it and the white fighter groups have sustained substantial losses - Easy's pilots at last join the fiery aerial fray. Against all the odds, with something to prove and everything to lose, these intrepid young airmen take to the skies in a heroic endeavor to combat the enemy – and the discrimination that has kept them down for so long.

Red Tails flies into theaters January 20, 2012.

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Darkknight2280 10/19/2011 9:32:23 AM

Looks great! I have met 4 of the original Tuskegee airmen and they are great men! This movie looks great.

aegrant 10/19/2011 9:32:40 AM

Really looking forward to this.

Wiseguy 10/19/2011 9:35:23 AM

Agree, but doesn't a Jan. release date raise any flags. I know big films are being released through out the year more and more nowadays but Jan still seems like a graveyard most of the times.

sportwarrior 10/19/2011 5:27:57 PM

That's exactly what I thought when I saw the release date, Wiseguy. I've got a little faith that this will be enjoyable, though. Hell, I enjoyed Flyboys and that was a terrible movie.

Whiskeymovie 10/21/2011 3:07:22 AM

Looks like Black Pearl Harbor,,,,but i'm in...looks great



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