Bad news: It’s been tried before.
Good news: It’s by one of the main guys behind “The Pacific.”
Bad news: It’s gonna be 3-D. Which means there’s a serious danger of gee-whiz special effects crushing the story.
Now, if they can only resist shoehorning major roles for women in the movie, which utterly shreds the realism for those of us who actually know history, they might pull it off. That was one of the major flaws behind “Midway” and “Pearl Harbor.”