The Pirates of Somalia

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When rookie journalist Jay Bahadur (Evan Peters) has an inspiring chance encounter with his idol (Al Pacino), he uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer (Barkhad Abdi), he attempts to... read more

When rookie journalist Jay Bahadur (Evan Peters) has an inspiring chance encounter with his idol (Al Pacino), he uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer (Barkhad Abdi), he attempts to embed himself with the local Somali pirates, only to find himself quickly in over his head. In English, Somali. Pirates of Somalia tells the incredible true story of one reporter's risk-taking adventure that ultimately brought the world an unprecedented first-person account of Somali Pirates the first close-up look into Somalia’s rich culture.

Original Release

12/08/2017

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Cast

Evan Peters Jay Bahadur
Barkhad Abdi Abdi
Melanie Griffith Maria Bahadur
Al Pacino Seymour Tolbin
Philip Ettinger Alex
Russell Posner Jared Bahadur
Kiana Madani Tracy Ziconni
Maria Vos Avril Benoît
Jojo Gonzalez Jojo
Coral Peña Katlyn
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Bryan Buckley

Writers

Jay Bahadur, Bryan Buckley

Cast

Evan Peters Jay Bahadur
Barkhad Abdi Abdi
Melanie Griffith Maria Bahadur
Al Pacino Seymour Tolbin
Philip Ettinger Alex
Russell Posner Jared Bahadur
Kiana Madani Tracy Ziconni
Maria Vos Avril Benoît
Jojo Gonzalez Jojo
Coral Peña Katlyn
Aidan Whytock Agent Brice
Edward Gelbinovich
Hakeemshady Mohamed Ancient Warrior (voice) (as Hakeemshady Mohamed)
Robert Hobbs Navy Admiral
Darron Meyer Mitch Kelp
Vere Tindale CBSA Officer
Patrick Holden O'Neill Angus / Pimply Clerk
Lindsay Sullivan Canadian air hostess
Armaan Haggio Mohamad Farole Jr.
Matt Newman Reporter

Producers

Bryan Buckley Executive Producer
Hilary Davis Executive Producer
Phil Hunt Executive Producer
Stephen Kelliher Executive Producer
Michael S. Murphey Executive Producer
Peter Pastorelli Executive Producer
Jane Rosenthal Executive Producer
Compton Ross Executive Producer
Claude Dal Farra Producer
Irfaan Fredericks Producer
Mino Jarjoura Producer
Matt Lefebvre Producer
Jeremy Newmark Producer

Editors

Jay Nelson

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