One of the most highly anticipated films of the year, Peter Berg's 'Deepwater Horizon' will be in theaters on September 30, and the premiere will be held in New Orleans on Monday, September 19. Stars Mark Wahlberg, Kate Hudson, and Kurt Russel will all be in New Orleans for a red carpet appearance ahead of the film's local premier at the Orpheum Theater. The star studded event is invitation only, and will begin at 7:30.

Of course, all of us here in south Louisiana are very familiar with the basis for the movie, which details the biggest oil spill in history in 2010, on a BP rig in the Gulf of Mexico.The well blowout and resulting environmental disaster resulted in the largest corporate settlement in US history - over $18.7 billion dollars in fines from BP. Watch the official movie trailer below.





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