Movie News: Jennifer Aniston and Jack Huston to Star in War Drama 'The Yellow Birds'

Movie News: Jennifer Aniston and Jack Huston to Star in War Drama 'The Yellow Birds'

Oct 07, 2015

Jennifer Aniston / Jack Huston

The Yellow Birds: Jennifer Aniston and Jack Huston (TV's Boardwalk Empire) will star in The Yellow Birds, a war drama. Based on a novel by Iraq War veteran Kevin Powers, the story revolves around the friendship that develops between two soldiers (Alden Ehrenreich and Tye Sheridan), first in boot camp and then during wartime. Aniston will play the mother of one of the soldiers, and Huston will portray a Staff Sergeant, a role previously pegged for Benedict Cumberbatch. [Deadline]



Haywire: Steven Soderbergh's action movie Haywire, which starred Channing Tatum and Gina Carano, is now in development as a television series. The movie followed a secret agent who seeks revenge after she is betrayed by her superiors. Soderbergh has since retired from directing feature films, though he is still actively involved in helming small-screen projects; there's no word yet if he might participate in this version. [The Wrap]



Trumbo Trailer: In a new trailer for Trumbo, Bryan Cranston stars as Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, who was blacklisted during the 1950s. Diane Lane, Elle Fanning, John Goodman, Louis C.K., and Helen Mirren also star; the movie opens in theaters on November 6. [Movieclips]


Capture the Flag

Capture the Flag Trailer: A boy and a girl go to the moon in Capture the Flag, an animated family adventure. As the first trailer explains, the boy's grandfather was an astronaut during the 1960s but was not able to head into space; now a new opportunity arises, tempting the boy and his friend into stowing away on the mission. The movie's U.S. theatrical release date has not yet been announced. [Movieclips]

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