Chris Hemsworth stars in first trailer for In The Heart Of The Sea: watch now

The first trailer has arrived online for In The Heart Of The Sea, Ron Howard’s thrilling tale of ocean-bound misadventure, in which Chris Hemsworth’s sailor struggles for survival after his ship is wrecked by a rogue whale.

The film is an adaptation of Nathaniel Philbrick’s non-fiction book of the same name, which was in turn the inspiration for Herman Melville’s classic tale, Moby Dick.

Philbrick’s account follows the whaling ship Essex, whose crew spent 90 days drifting the Pacific Ocean in a trio of tiny whaleboats, desperately clinging to survival in the face of remarkable odds…

Take a look at the new trailer, below…