Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin Honor First Responders at ‘Only the Brave’ Premiere

Variety | 10/9/2017 | Staff
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With a giant flag suspended from the top of two fire engines, country music blaring, and a Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter circling low overhead, the premiere of “Only the Brave” at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles was a patriotic affair.

The Columbia Pictures drama centers around the tragic true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, an elite team of firefighters specially trained to deal with wildfires, who lost 19 of their crew in the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona.

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The film’s stars, including Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin, and Jennifer Connelly, were present on Sunday night, as well as 100 first responders from stations across California, and many of the families of the real-life Hotshots.

“A big reason I wanted to make this film was because these guys work behind the scenes, never looking for credit, and what they do is so important,” said the film’s director, Joseph Kosinski, after he’d made a speech thanking the cast and the families for...
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