20th Century Fox and Lucasfilm have released the first official trailer for the George Lucas-produced World War II drama Red Tails.

Directed by Anthony Hemingway, Red Tails stars Terrence Howard, Daniela Ruah, Bryan Cranston, Nate Parker, David Oyelowo, Method Man, Ryan Early, Elijah Kelley, Robert Kazinsky and Cuba Gooding Jr.

Although there’s no official synopsis yet, Red Tails is expected to tell the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

As the trailer so valiantly edifies, Red Tails will hit cinemas in the US on January 20, 2012. A UK release date, however, has not yet been confirmed.

Watch the trailer below, courtesy of Yahoo! Movies: