has released 13 new character posters for the upcoming epic, Midway
, giving us a pristine look at the star-studded cast. From Independence Day and The Day After Tomorrow director Roland Emmerich
, Midway is an epic underdog film that tells the story of real-life events during World War II. It explores the pivotal clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy that acted as a turning point in the Pacific Theater during the War. The film aims to portray the heroic story of the leaders and soldiers who, "used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds."
Each poster gives a close-up of the thirteen characters that make up the powerful cast. With warm light and artful shadows, the portraits speak to the classic, war epic feel Roland Emmerich is striving for. Receiving the glossy character poster treatment are:Luke Evans
(Beauty and the Beast
) as Lieutenant Commander Wade McClusky,