The Pirates of Somalia Trailer

Thankfully this is not a spin-off of Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, this is based on the true story of Jay Bahadur, a journalist who went deep undercover in a modern piracy outfit out of Somalia.

Synopsis: 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.