Garrett Hedlund will co-star opposite Jack O’Connell in the Angelina Jolie-directed film ‘Unbroken’. The movie chronicles the life of Lou Zamperini (O’Connell), a real-life war hero who was taken prisoner for two years during World War II when his Air Force plane crashed in the Pacific in 1943. Also announced today, Roger Deakins will serve as the film’s cinematographer.
The movie is set to start production in October for a Christmas Day release in 2014.
Hedlund will soon be seen in Joel and Ethan Coen’s ‘Inside Llewyn Davis‘, opening December 20.