With marketing campaign initially in full swing for its original release date of March 13th this year, “In the Heart of the Sea” has started its new push on audiences by releasing a final trailer.

With the film now opening just one week before “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” on December 11th it will be interesting to see how movie goers respond to the nautical epic. Speculation is that the film was tested so favourably the release was changed to push for accolades in awards season.

Directed by Ron Howard the story is based on the attack on the New England whaling ship Essex by a giant whale . The maritime disaster was said to have inspired Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick”.

Chris Hemsworth works with his “Rush Director” with Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Tom Holland, Ben Whishaw, and Brendan Gleeson also starring.”In The Heart Of The Sea” opens in cinemas on December 11th. Click play above to watch the trailer.