Late Night In The Morning provides a daily clip of what you missed in late night television so you can enjoy your beauty rest without missing out on the laughs. Today: Kimmel (Jimmy Kimmel Live!/ABC) debut’s Captain Sully’s new movie trailer where he plays the role of Tom Hanks in Hollywood.
Sully, short for Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger III, is the pilot who safely landed a disabled US Airways airliner on the Hudson River on a frigid January day in 2009. “Sully” is now a biographical drama of the event portrayed by Tom Hanks as the pilot. The movie hasn’t even been released yet and is already drawing a lot of backlash with people saying, “that’s not how it happened.”
Hollywood 101: if it’s on the tv or the big screen, it’s never “how it happened” it’s “how it sells.”
Both Tom Hanks and the real Captain Sully have been on a press tour, and Kimmel took the initiative to switch the roles and show off a new trailer of “HANKS” Starring Captain Sully Sullenberger. It goes like this