Denzel Washington's 'Flight' Trailer Hits (Video)

Denzel Washington Headshot - P 2012
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Denzel Washington Headshot - P 2012

The actor stars as a troubled pilot in Robert Zemeckis' Paramount drama, which opens Nov. 2.

Paramount has released the trailer for the Denzel Washington drama Flight, in which the actor portrays a moody pilot who makes a miraculous, Captain Sully-style crash landing -- and, afterward, must come to grips with overnight celebrity and personal demons.

Don Cheadle plays Washington's attorney in the film, directed by Robert Zemeckis and slated for release in the heart of awards season on Nov. 2; John Goodman, Melissa Leo and The Hurt Locker's Brian Geraghty also star.

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Flight marks Zemeckis' first return to live-action movie since Cast Away and What Lies Beneath, both released in 2000.

Washington's most recent films include Safe House, Unstoppable and The Book of Eli.

Watch the Flight trailer below.