SULLY is an upcoming biographical drama film directed and co-produced by Oscar-winning director Clint Eastwood (American Sniper, Million Dollar Baby) and written by Todd Komarnicki, based on the autobiography Highest Duty by Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger with Jeffrey Zaslow. The film starring Oscar winner Tom Hanks (Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Bridge of Spies) as Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger.
On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.
SULLY also stars Aaron Eckhart (Olympus Has Fallen, The Dark Knight) as Sully’s co-pilot, Jeff Skiles, and Oscar nominee Laura Linney (The Savages, Kinsey, Showtime’s The Big C) as Sully’s wife, Lorraine Sullenberger.