Chris Hemsworth Tackles Moby Dick 'In The Heart Of The Sea'

Whales, cannibals and Thor star in Ron Howard’s latest

It seems Ron Howard has found a new favourite actor in Chris Hemsworth who re-teams with the Rush director for In The Heart Of The Sea, a based-on-a-true-story tale of the events that inspired Herman Melville’s great American novel Moby Dick.

Hemsworth is on board as a whaler on the ship The Essex, which soon falls into trouble at sea after encountering a giant whale. Shipwrecked, it isn’t long before the crew turn to cannibalism.

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Cillian Murphy, Charlotte Riley and Game Of Thrones’ Michelle Fairley (Catelyn Stark) also star in what might just be the film to put you off sea travel for good.

In The Heart Of The Sea is released on 13 March 2015


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