First Photos: Roland Emmerich’s “Midway”

First Photos Roland Emmerichs Midway

Ahead of the film’s first trailer release tomorrow, the first photos are out from “Independence Day” and “2012” director Roland Emmerich’s big-budget WW2 epic “Midway” which opens early November.

The true story tale deals with the Battle of Midway, a turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II, and follows the heroic and harrowing exploits of the soldiers and aviators who achieved the unbelievable to turn the tide of the war.

It also chronicles the dramatic six months that led up to it following Japan’s infamous attack on Pearl Harbor. Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Woody Harrelson, Mandy Moore, Darren Criss, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Ed Skrein, Dennis Quaid, Luke Kleintank, Keean Johnson and Tadanobu Asano star.