"Real Rescues" is a British documentary broadcast on BBC One exploring the daily work of the emergency services since October 2007. The series is at the heart of the action with the emergency services of Hampshire including the police, fire, ambulance, coastguard and lifeboat crews.
Status: To Be Determined
Runtime: 60 minutes
Real Rescues - USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage - Netflix
USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (also titled USS Indianapolis: Disaster in the Philippine Sea) is a 2016 American war film directed by Mario Van Peebles and written by Cam Cannon and Richard Rionda Del Castro, based largely on the true story of the loss of the ship of the same name in the closing stages of the Second World War. The film stars Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter, Brian Presley, and Cody Walker. Principal photography began on June 19, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. The film premiered in the Philippines on August 24, 2016. It was released as a digital rental on iTunes and Amazon in the United States on October 14, 2016 and in limited theaters during the Veterans Day weekend.
Real Rescues - Pre-production - Netflix
On February 5, 2015, Nicolas Cage was set to play the lead role of Captain Charles McVay in the film. Matt Lanter was set on April 1, 2015 to play a US Navy diver, named Chief Petty Officer Brian “Bama” Smithwick. Lanter revealed to the producers after his audition that his grandfather, Kenley Lanter, was a Signalman on Indianapolis. Furthermore, Lanter's father, Joe Lanter, is a chairman of Second Watch, an organization of survivors and their families. Joe Lanter and his co-chair, Maria Bullard, stayed in contact with the producers during pre-production and were welcomed to the set during photography. On May 13, 2015, Variety revealed that Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane and Brian Presley had also joined the cast of the film, in which Sizemore would play McWhorter, one of the crew on the ship, while Jane was to play the pilot Chuck Gwinn. In May 2015, Saban Films acquired the North American distribution rights to the film. On May 18, 2015, Sizemore's role was confirmed by Variety. On July 15, 2015, Cody Walker was cast in the film to play one of the crewmen aboard the ship.
Real Rescues - References - Netflix