Prepare to be taken for a ride.
In what’s being considered a “must-see” by film critics, director Robert Zemeckis (Cast Away) keeps audiences at the edge of their seats in the new action-drama Flight, starring the incomparable Denzel Washington as our hero. Maybe.
Whip Whitaker, a middle-age pilot for a regional Southern airline, gains national attention after an emergency landing saves more than 100 passengers on-board. But after further investigation, the beloved pilot finds himself knee-deep in a scandal as alcohol was discovered in his system during the flight.
UPTOWN caught up with Washington, who tells us all about learning to fly a plane, playing an alcoholic and chasing himself. After the jump, check out our interviews with co-stars Melissa Leo, Kelly Rielly and Bruce Greenwood
Flight, also featuring Don Cheadle and John Goodman, opens Nov. 2 in theaters nationwide.