Watch: 'Lone Survivor' Featurette Dives into the Intense Real-Life Story
Following the dramatic first trailer for the harrowing real-life story Lone Survivor, based on SEAL Team 10 member Marcus Luttrell's book of the same name, a featurette for the Universal Pictures release has been unveiled, diving into the details of the true story. Complete with new footage from the film and talking heads from director Peter Berg talking about how stars Mark Wahlberg, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster and Taylor Kistch had to capture the warrior's spirit that these real soldiers had. Luttrell also appears in the featurette, talking about the mission gone wrong and consulting on the film to make it more realistic.
Here's the featurette for Peter Berg's Lone Survivor, originally from Yahoo:
Lone Survivor is directed by Peter Berg (of Friday Night Lights, The Kingdom) and based on Marcus Luttrell's book Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of Seal Team 10, which he wrote with patrick Robinson about the failed 2005 mission "Operation Red Wings". Four members of SEAL Team 10, were tasked with the mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader, Ahmad Shahd, but an unexpected incident resulted in Luttrell being the only member of his team to survive. Mark Wahlberg, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, Taylor Kistch, Ali Suliman, Alexander Ludwig, and Eric Bana star in the film which hits limited theaters starting December 27th, and goes wide on January 10th, 2014.