Benedict Cumberbatch hat eine neue Filmrolle an Land gezogen und zwar in der Romanverfilmung ‚The Yellow Birds‘. Ich bin gespannt, wie er sich als Soldat in Afghanistan macht.
Thanks Lady Anglophile for the good news!
Fresh from the sunny beaches of the French Riviera, it has been announced that Benedict Cumberbatch, (the busiest man in the biz) has signed on to yet another film…this time an Iraq War Drama called Yellow Birds co-starring Tye Sheridan and fellow Brit, Will Poulter.
Based on a novel by Iraq vet, Kevin Powers, the film centers around two young soldiers (Sheridan and Poulter) who are taken under the wing of older sergeant (Cumberbatch) as they are deployed to Iraq.
Yellow Birds will be directed by Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, David Lowery, who said, “I never had any interest in making a war film until Jeff and Evan brought me the novel by Kevin Powers…And perhaps I still don’t, because while Powers’ story takes place during wartime, it isn’t about the conflict. It is about characters…
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