September 11, 2012 – exactly 11 years to the day, after the devastating terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the US Embassy in Benghazi, Libya is under attack. Former soldier Jack (John Krasinski) is at the time of the attack on a secret CIA base in this immediate vicinity. Although he received no orders to intervene, he decides not to stand by without helping. This story follows him as he takes his team and starts a breathtaking 13 hours long rescue operation.
Our reporter Rachel Kasuch met the lead actor John Krasinski in Miami for an interview and talked to him about the preparations he took for his role and how he trained to get his body into top shape for the extreme conditions required in this film.