Film trailer: Denzel Washington and Chris Pine in ‘Unstoppable’

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Denzel Washington and Chris Pine ( Star Trek) star in the first trailer just released for Unstoppable, an action thriller to be released November 12.

Directed by Tony Scott, the story follows a railway engineer who teams up with a young conductor to chase an unmanned train with a cargo of combustible toxic chemicals, and control it before it derails and explodes in a city.

The intense footage shows the half-mile train racing down tracks and destroying vehicles and everything in its path as well as threatening other cargo - a group of school kids.

Scott worked with Washington in The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 last year about a runaway subway train as well as on Crimson Tide in 1995. He is set to direct Nemesis, a comic by Mark Millar ( Kick-Ass).

Based loosely on true events, the screenplay is by Mark Bomback ( Live Free or Die Hard, Race to Witch Mountain).