Starring Brad Pitt, War Machine is announced as a movie adaptation of the book The Operators penned by Michael Hastings. War Machine release date is still an open issue though the info is close to coming, as shooting has been already finished.
Apart from Brad Pitt performing the part of Gen. Dan McMahon, the acting cast contains such top-notch names as:
- Ben Kingsley,
- Will Poulter,
- RJ Cyler,
- Topher Grace,
- Keith Stanfield,
- Anthony Hayes,
- Tilda Swinton,
- Scoot McNairy,
- John Magaro,
- Emory Cohen,
- Georgina Rylance,
- Alan Ruck,
- Anthony Michael Hall,
- Meg Tilly,
- Sara Haider.
Having acquired rights for the film adaptation in 2012, the producing team of New Regency and Plan B Entertainment chose David Michôd as a person for directing and writing the movie. RatPac Entertainment decided to contribute in terms of finances to the film development. However, in 2015, striving to rival other networks by means of achieving the most original programming with adding the most worthy new film and series offerings to it, Netflix arrived in time, buying the rights for the distributing the film for $60 million, when there was a moment of conflict regarding lowering costs between New Regency and RatPac.
Brad Pitt balances his acting work and cooperation with the team of producers that includes also Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner in this project.
Starting in autumn 2015, photography was finished at its end and the post-production preparations for launching a worthy project were commenced.
Narrative and Future Release
The story is produced as a satirical cinematographic piece showcasing America’s war with Afghanistan, centering on the leaders of the campaign. Pitt is performing the role of Gen. Dan McMahon who is Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal in reality, the commander of the American troops in Afghanistan. He is mocking at Obama’s officials in a 2010 Rolling Stone article. Afterward, McChrystal had no other choice but resign.
As you see, the content is excessively provocative and this signifies great profit, in fact, received when the project is launched.
When is the release set? So far, it is just known that the premiere is scheduled for 2017. The precise air date remains to be defined. Stay tuned, in order not to miss it!