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Hollywood's biggest stars participate in epic Beyond All Boundaries opening in November only in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (September 4, 2009) /PRNewswire/ — When it premieres November 6, Beyond All Boundaries, the 4-D cinematic experience at The National World War II Museum, will feature the voices of Hollywood's biggest names portraying everyday soldiers and servicemen as they fought to preserve our country's freedom, and the journalists who covered it in their own words.
The exclusive production features an all-star cast including Tom Hanks joined by Kevin Bacon, Corbin Bleu, Patricia Clarkson, Kevin Connolly, James Cromwell, Blythe Danner, Viola Davis, Jessie Eisenberg, John Goodman, Neil Patrick Harris, Kevin Jonas, Justin Long, Tobey Maguire, Daran Norris, Wendell Pierce, Chris Pine, Brad Pitt, Bill Sadler, Gary Sinise and Elijah Wood, among others.
"Beyond All Boundaries weaves a spectacular tapestry of World War II – authentic, powerful and inspiring" said Hanks. "I'm proud to have served as executive producer of Beyond All Boundaries, and you can see it exclusively, every hour, at The National World War II Museum in New Orleans."
Beyond All Boundaries is the latest in a series of star-powered projects related to World War II. Hit movies like Inglorious Basterds and HBO's upcoming TV series The Pacific have reinvigorated international interest in WWII, and the Museum's epic is yet another compelling example of the relevance of WWII today.
Created and crafted with 21st-century technology, Beyond All Boundaries plunges viewers into the reality of 20th-century's most titanic struggle. Rarely viewed footage that has been often overlooked by filmmakers and documentarians creates a truly unique and authentic experience Audiences will feel the treads of Tiger Tanks rumbling across North Africa's deserts, brush snow from their cheeks during the wintery Battle of the Bulge, and flinch as anti-aircraft fire tries to bring down their B-17 on a bombing run over Nazi Germany.
The National World War II Museum tells the story of the American Experience in the war that changed the world – why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today. Designated by Congress as America's National World War II Museum, it celebrates the American Spirit, the teamwork, optimism, courage and sacrifice of the men and women who fought on the battlefront and the Home Front.