I know I promised an official movie page for Flyboys by now but you have to take my word that I have been completely busy. Well, that and the fact that alcohol consumption took up most of my time during the Fourth of July holiday. What? It would be unpatriotic not to drink!
Anywho, MGM has recently spruced up their teaser trailer for Flyboys with new footage and a Quicktime format; yay!
Updated Flyboys Trailer
Besides some dialogue from James Franco that seems a bit off pitch, Flyboys looks like one heck of a ride. I also dig the taglines for the film: Fate made them friends, War made them brothers, Courage made them legends.
In 1914, "The Great War" - WWI - began in Europe. By 1917, the Allied powers of France, England, Italy and others were on the ropes against the German juggernaut. While millions of young men were dying overseas, arguing that the freedom of others was none of its business, America chose...at first...not to fight.
Some altruistic young Americans disagreed. They volunteered to fight alongside their counterparts in France; some in the infantry, some in the Ambulance Corps. A handful of others had a different idea: they decided to learn how to fly. The first of them - a squadron of only 38 - became known as the Lafayette Escadrille. In time, America joined their cause. The Escadrille pilots became legendary. Flyboys is inspired by their story.
Sound good? If so check out the visual feast that Flyboys is HERE.