First trailer for In The Heart Of The Sea: watch now

Chris Hemsworth takes on a whopping great whale in the first trailer for Ron Howard’s seafaring epic, In The Heart Of The Sea .

The film is based on the true story that inspired Herman Melville’s classic novel, Moby Dick .

Thor star Hemsworth plays the ship’s first mate, Owen Chase, with Brendan Gleeson providing the narration (he plays the older version of Chase).

The film also stars Cillian Murphy and Benjamin Walker.

Watch the first teaser trailer below, now:

A poster has also been revealed, and you can see it below:

[ Click on the poster to see it in hi-res ]

In The Heart Of The Sea opens on 13 March 2015.