First Look: Pitt, Lerman, LaBeouf & More in David Ayer's 'Fury' Movie
Awesome! With shooting just about to start on David Ayer's new WWII tank movie Fury, the director has debuted a first look at the cast (and their tank) in a photo on Twitter. The shot shows the entire impressive cast, which includes Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena and Jon Bernthal. It's obviously more of a promo shot, but there's still a gritty feel to it. I don't even know much about the story yet, but I'm very excited for a WWII movie set around one tank boasting this kind of fantastic cast. Sony is excited too, because it has a November 2014 release set. I hope we see more photos once they start shooting.
Ayer: "@thecampaignbook @LoganLerman @realmichaelpena @jonnybernthal… The Crew of the Fury"
Written & directed by David Ayer (Street Kings, End of Watch), Fury follows a crew of Americans who embark on a brave mission. Ayer said it will "bring a fresh execution to the genre. What these men went through is worthy of a complex, honest portrayal. This will have incredible, visceral action and complex rich characters. I plan to bring tank combat to life in a way that lands with a modern audience." Shooting on Fury begins this month. As the Allies make their final push, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany. Columbia has Fury set for a release November 14th, 2014 next year.
Reader Feedback - 8 Comments
I can say I am looking forward to this film. David Ayer already won my attention with End of Watch such a brilliantly realistic portrayed film. Now to see him do a WII film with such a great cast at hand including an excellent concept makes me glimmer in enjoyment. Oh yes David Ayer is indeed going places.
Charlie Hard on Sep 19, 2013
David Ayer? I'm in.
IamSlave on Sep 19, 2013
Awesome. Will watch.
Xerxexx on Sep 19, 2013
Jon Bernthal and Logan Lerman, nice... Shit Laboof?!? not so nice. How does that guy get work??!!
jjjjbggggt on Sep 19, 2013
Behind Enemy Lines? Oh,brother. [rolleyes smilie] With the exception of the failed raid of Task Force Baum no American Tank was ever "Behind enemy lines." Oh, where they went Became the Front Lines, but behind the lines? Give me a break. One thing semi-right: War Daddy (The correct spelling) is often the nickname of a Senior Platoon Sergeant. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Task_Force_Baum
Stainmaster Zinc on Sep 20, 2013
Before the 10th Armored pulled out of St. Vith just before the Germans boxed them in... could be debated. One Combat Command of the 10th Armored and another one from the 9th Armored were with the 101st AB at Bastogne and they were definitely all behind enemy lines. Patton's raid to recover the Lipisan Stallions was well behind enemy lines and involved American tanks. The fluid nature of war is rarely so cookie cutter perfect.
Ronald Green on Oct 4, 2013
Mission behind Nazi lines with a Sherman tank in the closing days of WW2? What is it a remake of Kelly's Heroes and Oddball?
Michael G Quigley on Oct 18, 2013
Being a retired soldier and a former Tank Platoon Sergeant, and Master Gunner; the basic old regular tank combat ought to be exciting and crazy enough. I threw a track to the inside in fender deep mud once, they ought to do a movie about that. It took almost two days to dig out a hole big enough to work on the track. They should do a movie about 73 Easting sometime. It is a shame to waste a talent like Brad Pitt on something so hoaky and fictitious.
John Jett on Jul 17, 2014
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