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Garrett Hedlund Joins Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’

The World War II film is set to start production in October

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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.

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Written by Valerie Frederick

The name is Valerie Frederick. I'm a recent high school graduate who is a lover of all things film and television. When you don't see me writing about the small and big screen, I'm most likely watching Turner Classic Movies (and a film from my huge stack of unopened DVDs), catching up on my favorite shows, or reading. I'm a huge nerd, but then again, who isn't? I'm also on Twitter @onlyonevalerie

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