Its time to invade the enemies in a comic way
Brad Pitt is arguable the most popular figure in the history of Hollywood movie industry. He has been a corner stone for the hollywood over the past 2 deacades and this time he is returning with another release.
Much awaited return of Brad Pitt will take place in War Machine that is going to hit the silver screen next year. War Machine is going to be an American comedy war movie that is heavily based on the book The Operators written by Michael Hasting.
War Machine Development
Initially it was announced in April 2012 that New Regency and Plan B Entertainment has acquired the rights of best selling non-fiction book The Operators written by Michael Hasting. After 2 years, it was reported that David Michod will be writing and directing the movie.
Brad Pitt was named as the lead star of movie and it will be financed by New Regency and Rat Pac Entertainment.
In June 2015, Netflix acquired the distribution rights for the movie all over the world. In August 2015, it was confirmed that Emory Cohen and Scott McNairy joined the cast of the film. In the same month, RJ Cyler added to the cast. After sometime all remaining cast was finalized by the filmmakers that included Alan Ruck, Meg Tilly, Ben Kingsley and Tilda Swingston.
Filming of War Machine
War Machine is basically related to American –Afghanistan war hence it is filmed in Afghanistan as well. Initially it was shooted in London then it Dubai and Abu Dhabi, following then it was filmed in the streets of Kabul. In the final scenes of the movie it was reported that the cast is working in Pakistan.
Plot of War Machine
As we all know that it is based on the book The Operators written by Michael Hasting. It was one of the bestselling books of that time and movie will be following the same story line.
War Machine is going to be based on the career and an adventure American general Stanley McChrystal who was appointed to command international forces in Afghanistan in 2009. Movie will feature some of the best action sequences in cinema halls and since it is a satire based movie it is going to have some light moments as well.
Judging from the synopsis provided by Netflix, it is believed that War Machine will pick up the story as Brad Pitt’s character takes up the position in the forces.
War Machine Casting
After Brad Pitt joining the film, it has already created good amount of hype. It is directed by David Michod and produced by Ian Bryce, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Brad Pitt. War Machine is written by David Michod whereas Cinematography for the movie is performed by Dariusz Wolski.
Full acting cast of the War Machine includes following:
- Brad Pitt as Gen. Dan McMahon
- Ben Kingsley
- Emory Cohen
- RJ Cyler as Andy Moon
- Topher Grace
- Anthony Michael Hall as General Hank Pulver
- John Magaro as Cory Burger
- Scoot McNairy
- Will Poulter as Ortega
- Keith Stenfield as Cpl. Billy Cole
- Anthony Hayes
- Alan Ruck as Pat McKinnon
- Meg Tilly as Jeanie McChrystall
- Tilda Swinton
5 amazing War Machine Facts
1- War Machine is filmed in different parts of the world including Abu Dhabi, Kabul, London and Pakistan.
2- War Machine’s director David Michod faced several problems while shooting in Kabul and Pakistan.
3- Brad Pitt and Topher Grace have already worked with each other. They have worked in Ocean Eleven and Ocean Twelve
4- Brad Pitt and Tilda Swinton has already worked with each other. They have worked in Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Burn After Reading
5- Anthony Hayes and David shares special bond with each other since Anthony Hayes is the only actor who has appeared in David’s three films i.e. Animal Kingdom, The Rover and War Machine
War Machine Release Date
As of now no official date has been assigned by the filmmakers for the release of War Machine. But it is going to hit the silver screen in 2017.