Written by Jesus Figueroa (@Thisfunktional)
Hotshot Firefighters run to the fires while everyone else runs away and the heroes portrayed in “Only The Brave” do just that.
These heroes don’t wear capes, but they protect cities and it’s occupants from the natural disasters.
Actor Josh Brolin said his role as Cable is exciting, but his role in “Only The Brave” was thrilling because he has been a volunteer firefighter and knew the dangers these men put themselves in.
Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, “Only The Brave” is the heroic story of one unit of local firefighters that through hope, determination, sacrifice and the drive to protect families, communities and our country become one of the most elite firefighting teams in the nation.
Actor Miles Teller was takes with the role of playing Brendan McDonough who was in attendance at the press conference and both Teller and McDonough talked about the honor it was to be a part of such a project.
Teller was said he was humbled by the experience because he learned something new from training and getting to know McDonough.
The complex role Teller was tasked with took center stage as the entire hotshot squad was important, but the story at points seem to center around his character.
McDonough said it was an honor to get this made and pay tribute to the Granite Mountain Hotshots.
Actor Jeff Bridges is known to take roles which have importance to him. He said that the story needed to be told, he felt that at a time when the world seems divided. For those who want to learn more about how to help Hotshots visit the movie’s website OnlyTheBrave-Movie.com.
The entire cast was proud of the movie and the hard work each member of the project put into it.
The true story depicted real people, with real lives and went on to tell a story of sacrifice for the better of the community.