'Last Flag Flying' Trailer Previews Richard Linklater's Veteran Reflection

Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne star in the adaptation.

Amazon and Lionsgate have debuted the first trailer for Richard Linklater's Last Flag Flying.

Based on the 2005 novel by Darryl Ponicsan, the drama is set in 2003, when three Vietnam War veterans — played by Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne — reunite to bury one of their sons who was killed in Iraq. Together, they take the casket on a bittersweet trip up the East Coast to his home in suburban New Hampshire, reminiscing and coming to terms with the shared impact of the war along the way.

The adaptation's script was written by Linklater and Ponicsan. Yul Vazquez and Cicely Tyson are also featured in the cast.

Last Flag Flying hits select theaters on Nov. 3. It will open the New York Film Festival on Sept. 28.