Halfway is an upcoming American epic conflict movie directed by Roland Emmerich and written by Wes Tooke. The movie will star Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Mandy Moore, Dennis Quaid, Darren Criss and Woody Harrelson.
The movie follows the story of US Navy sailors and aviators who persevered by means of the tragedy of Pearl Harbor, the elation and daring of Doolittle's Raid and eventually, the Battle of Halfway itself, a turning level within the Pacific Theater of World Warfare II.
- Ed Skrein as Lieutenant Richard “Dick” Greatest
- Patrick Wilson as Lieutenant Commander Edwin T. Layton
- Luke Evans as Lieutenant Commander Wade McClusky
- Aaron Eckhart as Lieutenant Colonel Jimmy Doolittle
- Nick Jonas as Aviation Machinist Mate Bruno Gaido
- Mandy Moore as Anne Greatest
- Darren Criss as Lieutenant Commander Eugene Lindsey
- Woody Harrelson as Admiral Chester Nimitz
- Dennis Quaid as Vice Admiral William “Bull” Halsey
- Jake Weber as Rear Admiral Raymond Spruance
- Brennan Brown as Commander Joseph Rochefort
- Alexander Ludwig as Lieutenant Roy Pearce
- Tadanobu Asano as Rear Admiral Tamon Yamaguchi
- Keean Johnson as Chief Aviation Radioman James Murray
- Luke Kleintank as Lieutenant Clarence Earle Dickinson
- Jun Kunimura as Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo
- Etsushi Toyokawa as Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
- Brandon Sklenar as Ensign George Homosexual
- James Carpinello as Lieutenant Commander William Brockman
- Jake Manley as Ensign Willie West
- Louis Lau as Japanese Soldier
On Might 23, 2017, it was reported that Roland Emmerich can be directing the World Warfare II movie Halfway. In April 2018, Woody Harrelson and Mandy Moore joined the ensemble solid for the movie. In July 2018, Luke Evans was solid within the movie to play Lieutenant Commander Wade McClusky, who was awarded the Navy Cross for his position within the battle of Halfway. Robby Baumgartner was employed as cinematographer.
August noticed the additions of Patrick Wilson, Ed Skrein, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Tadanobu Asano, and Dennis Quaid amongst others to the solid. Darren Criss, Alexander Ludwig and Brandon Sklenar have been solid in September. Filming started on September 5, 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii. It was additionally shot in Montreal, Quebec.
In November 2018, it was introduced that VFX firm Scanline VFX would be the principal VFX vendor, and Pixomondo had signed on to supply extra visible results.