Interview with Author Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, of the Book, “Highest Duty”, & Subject of the film, “Sully”, starring Tom Hanks.
The Not Old – Better Show Interview Series.
Sully is an upcoming American biographical drama film directed and co-produced by Clint Eastwood and written by Todd Komarnicki, about the US Airways Flight 1549 and Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, based on the autobiography Highest Duty by Sullenberger and Jeffrey Zaslow. The film stars Tom Hanks as Sullenberger, with Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Anna Gunn, Autumn Reeser, Holt McCallany,Jamey Sheridan and Jerry Ferrara in supporting roles. The film will be released by Warner Bros. in conventional and IMAX theatres on September 9, 2016.
On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger, then aged 57, 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.
Join me today for a conversation with Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the author of Highest Duty, and subject of the new film, “Sully,” from Warner Bros., opening 9/9/16 nationwide.