In 1942, the Battle of Midway proved to be a decisive battle that turned the tide of WWII’s Pacific campaign in favor of the Allieds.
In 1976, it became a rousing motion picture event, starring the likes of Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, Hal Holbrook, James Coburn, Robert Mitchum and Toshiro Mifune.
And now? Akiva Goldsman is gonna go and fuck it all up. The Oscar-winning screenwriter behind A Beautiful Mind, Lost in Space, I, Robot, I Am Legend, Batman Forever and Batman and Robin is attached to Warner Brothers’ latest take on the critical naval conflict, as pitched by “The Pacific’s” Bruce C. McKenna.
Oh, and did I mention it’s going to be in 3D? Because if there’s anything that would’ve made, say, Pearl Harbor more bearable, it would’ve been bombs dropping right into our laps. (That is to say real bombs, not bombs like Pearl Harbor.)