SHOWTIME has unveiled the official trailer and key art for the eagerly awaited original film, “THE CAINE MUTINY COURT-MARTIAL.” Directed and written by acclaimed Academy Award(R) filmmaker William Friedkin, this compelling movie is based on Herman Wouk’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same title. The story revolves around a U.S. naval first officer on trial for orchestrating a mutiny when his captain’s erratic behavior endangers the crew. Following its premiere at the 80th Venice International Film Festival, “THE CAINE MUTINY COURT-MARTIAL” will be available for streaming and on demand to SHOWTIME and Paramount+ subscribers on October 6, followed by its on-air debut on SHOWTIME on October 8.
The film will also premiere on Paramount+ in various international markets, including the UK, Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, Australia, France, Italy, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and South Korea, where Paramount+ is available. The exceptional ensemble cast includes Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Clarke, Jake Lacy, Monica Raymund, Lewis Pullman, Jay Duplass, Tom Riley, and Lance Reddick.
The narrative unfolds during a naval court-martial, with Barney Greenwald, played by Jason Clarke, reluctantly defending Lt. Steve Maryk, portrayed by Jake Lacy, who assumed command of the U.S.S. CAINE from the unstable Captain Lt. Philip Francis Queeg, portrayed by Kiefer Sutherland, during a treacherous sea storm in hostile waters. As the trial progresses, Greenwald grapples with doubts about whether the events on the Caine constitute a true mutiny or merely courageous acts by a crew who couldn’t trust their erratic leader.
About The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial TV Show
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial" delves into the intense and riveting world of a high-stakes naval court-martial. As the trial unfolds, it examines the intricate web of relationships, loyalties, and moral dilemmas faced by the officers involved in a mutiny aboard the USS Caine during World War II. Tensions rise, alliances shift, and the pursuit of justice becomes a battle of wits and principles. This gripping drama explores themes of authority, duty, and the human cost of wartime decisions, making it a compelling and thought-provoking story.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.