In an alternate dimension with no Pam, Jim Halpert and Roy Anderson have grown epic beards and decided that nobody should mess with them. (Actually, there are a lot of beards in here. How many can you count?) That’s kind of how this trailer goes — plus some cryptic teasers (“When everything went wrong, six men had the courage to do what was right”), and the wonderfully explosive montages of Michael Bay doing his thing sans robots. The film, based on Mitchell Zuckoff’s Thirteen Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi, is already generating politically charged articles, as well as comparisons to American Sniper (wow, that was fast!). Timing-wise, it makes sense: The film is slated for the same release window as Sniper, and it’ll come as a Benghazi reminder right as the 2016 election kicks into gear. As with the book, Bay’s 13 Hours will retell the true story of how six “secret soldiers” responded to the infamous attack on a Special Mission Compound and CIA annex in Benghazi on the 11th anniversary of 9/11; it comes out January 15.
As the film inches closer to its early 2016 premiere, Paramount has released 13 Hours’s second green-band trailer:
And (slightly longer) red-band trailer:
Both of which bring even more fire, plus the addition of a certain family element: Hear Dad-Jim roar!
Paramount has also put out a special IRL featurette, which introduces you to the real soldiers portrayed in the movie, alongside even more brand-new footage: