The Battle of Saipan was a battle of the Pacific campaign fought on the island of Saipan in the Mariana Islands in 1944. The US had invaded the island in June, taking over to use it as a strategic point in progressing towards Japan.
But the Japanese on the island pushed back. The film involves an attack on the American soldiers in early July, following a surgeon who defends a hospital from the Japanese soldiers.
The film stars Casper Van Dien, Jeff Fahey, Louis Mandylor, Jennifer Wenger, Devanny Pinn, Natalia Nikolaeva, Eoin O'Brien, and Josh Riley.
On July 7th 1944, a US Army hospital located on the remote island of Saipan is overrun by Japanese forces during a relentless attack. Outgunned and surrounded by the enemy, a lone medic (Van Dien) puts it all on the line to lead a band of wounded warriors to safety.
The film is helmed by Brandon Slagle. Produced by Daemon Hillin. Saban Films will debut Battle For Saipan in theatres from 25th November 2022.