Go behind the scenes of Act of Valor, the action film starring active-duty Navy SEALs and directed/produced by Mike McCoy and Scott Waugh. The directors explain why they chose to go with real SEALs and how they took five true stories and came up with a fictitious storyline to connect them to use as the plot for Act of Valor. The result is an authentic, tense film that allows the audience a look behind the curtain at the life an elite Navy SEAL.
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When the rescue of a kidnapped CIA operative leads to the discovery of a deadly terrorist plot against the U.S., a team of SEALs is dispatched on a worldwide manhunt. As the valiant men of Bandito Platoon race to stop a coordinated attack that could kill and wound thousands of American civilians, they must balance their commitment to country, team and their families back home.
Each time they accomplish their mission, a new piece of intelligence reveals another shocking twist to the deadly terror plot, which stretches from Chechnya to the Philippines and from Ukraine to Somalia. The widening operation sends the SEALs across the globe as they track the terrorist ring to the U.S.-Mexico border, where they engage in an epic firefight with an outcome that has potentially unimaginable consequences for the future of America.
Relativity Media is releasing Act of Valor on February 24, 2012.