James Franco Plays Adventurer & Author Aron Ralston in 127 Hours

By Jason Boog Comment

Embedded above, you can watch a teaser trailer for the upcoming movie about adventurer Aron Ralston. The film dramatizes events from his harrowing memoir, Between a Rock and a Hard Place.

Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle helmed the project, and James Franco played Ralston.

Here’s more about the book: On Saturday, 26 April 2003, Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old outdoorsman and adventurer, set off for a day’s hike in the Utah canyons. Eight miles from his truck, he found himself in the middle of a deep and remote canyon. Then the unthinkable happened: a boulder shifted and snared his right arm against the canyon wall. He was trapped, facing dehydration, starvation, hallucinations and hypothermia as night-time temperatures plummeted. Five and a half days later, Aron Ralston finally came to the agonising conclusion that his only hope was to amputate his own arm and get himself to safety.” (Via Gawker)