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Filming set to start on Capt. Phillips movie

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Filming is set to begin on a movie about heroic sea captain Richard Phillips-- with Tom Hanks playing the starring role.

Phillips is the cargo ship captain from Underhill who was taken hostage by Somali pirates, and then rescued by U.S. Navy Seals. The story turned Phillips into a worldwide celebrity and spawned books, documentaries and now a feature film.

The film will reportedly be shot in several locations including sites in Massachusetts.

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