Friday, August 31, 2018

A New "Battle of Midway" Film In The Works



Popular Mechanics: The Director of “Independence Day” is Taking on the Battle of Midway

Let’s hope for the best.

Dunkirk won't be Hollywood's sole big-budget return to WWII. The Battle of Midway is set to get the film treatment by Roland Emmerich the director of Independence Day and The Day After Tomorrow.

One of the turning points of World War II, the Battle of Midway ranked second in our list of most important engagement of the war. The 1942 battle, which cemented the aircraft carrier’s position as the new capital ship of the seas, ended Japan’s aspirations to naval dominance in the Pacific and showed the Allies that victory was possible.

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WNU Editor: I loved the original film. But with today's technology and special effects, I can only imagine the movie that they can produce.

15 comments:

Anonymous said...

Let me guess. All female cast?

War News Updates Editor said...

Positive thoughts Anon. Positive thoughts.

jimbrown said...

And the J-word will be scrubbed from the script.

Anonymous said...

I can’t wait for the heroic homosexual Naval aviators to be revealed who sunk the Soryu and Akagi. Plus the heroic identities of the transsexual firefighters who kept the Yorktown afloat after the first bomb strikes.

Such suspense!

Anonymous said...

Hopefully Sean Penn gets the Nimitz roll...

Anonymous said...

Not to be confused with the Kaiser role...

D.Plowman said...

I'm starting to see transgender, binary and other things appear on forms.

We are not moving to a world of more liberal acceptance. We are moving into a loony bin.

Roger Smith said...


BEAUTIFUL comments, posters. The best ever!!! I'm going back for doubles and triple rereads.

Unknown said...

If Emmerich is directing this is gonna suck.That guy hasn't made a good movie since ever?Could be worse they could have brought in Michael Bay.

Bob Huntley said...

Good time for another boost the patriotic pride movie.

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Anonymous said...

The battle of Midway was best portrayed in the "Kantai Collection" series ( ending of first season ). Nothing can come close to it, hands down, case closed.

Carl said...

"with today's technology and special effects, I can only imagine the movie that they can produce." No need to imagine. It'll look like a video game.

AZuLike said...

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