The first trailer for writer/director Eric Heisserer’s (The Thing) Hurricane Katrina drama Hours has been released online. The film stars Paul Walker as a man grieving with the recent passing of his wife while attempting to keep his premature newborn daughter alive after they are abandoned in a New Orleans hospital during landfall of Hurricane Katrina. Power failures, looters, and rising flood waters complicate matters for Walker’s character, as he struggles to survive. The film looks like an intense Hallmark movie or a very special episode of ER, but I guess it’s nice to see Walker stretching with more dramatic material.
Hit the jump to watch the trailer. The film also stars Genesis Rodriguez and is currently awaiting a release date.