Evan Peters Uproots His Life in ‘Pirates of Somalia’ Trailer

Bryan Buckley’s Action Thriller

The official trailer has arrived for The Pirates of Somalia, the upcoming action thriller based on the New York Times bestseller by Jay Bahadur, and starring “American Horror Story”‘s Evan Peters.

The film is written and directed by Bryan Buckley, and also stars Al Pacino, Melanie Griffith, and Barkhad Abdi. It seems, though, that the movie was made on a low budget.

The Pirates of Somalia is scheduled to be released on December 8, 2017. Take a look at the trailer and synopsis below.

Bryan Buckley’s Action Thriller

When rookie journalist Jay Bahadur (Evan Peters) has an inspiring chance encounter with his idol (Al Pacino), he uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer (Barkhad Abdi), he attempts to embed himself with the local Somali pirates, only to find himself quickly in over his head. The Pirates of Somalia tells the incredible true story of one reporter’s risk-taking adventure that ultimately brought the world an unprecedented first-person account of Somali Pirates the first close-up look into Somalia’s rich culture.