As the second presidential debate draws closer, a movie highlighting one of the biggest accomplishments of President Barack Obama's first term in office has released a new clip.
The clip for the National Geographic Channel’s Seal Team Six: The Raid On Osama Bin Laden, appeard online today. It shows sailors in the storied Navy SEALS (Naval Air Station Oceana represent!) receiving their orders to go after the al-Qaeda leader.
The film airs November 4, just two days before the presidential election. It will be available on Netflix Instant Streaming 24 hours after it airs.
National Geographic Channel president Howard T. Owens revealed earlier in October that the of the film was not related to the election, saying instead that the channel's viewers had a passion for U.S. military history and that the film was “a great opportunity” to eyeballs onto the network's fall schedule.
"We’re not trying for this to be political film," he said. "We have a fall schedule coming out and we want to be able to promote that schedule."
The Weinstein Co. film is directed by John Stockwell (Turistas), and produced by Nicolas Chartier (The Hurt Locker) and Harvey Weinstein.
On December 19, director Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty, which also deals with Osama Bin Laden, will release in theaters.
Seal Team Six: The Raid On Osama Bin Laden premieres Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. EST on National Geographic Channel.
To see the clip, click here.