Jake Gyllenhaal set to star in film Combat Control about late war hero John Chapman
Jake Gyllenhaal set to star in Combat Control about late war hero John Chapman who sacrificed his life throughout a mission in Afghanistan
Jake Gyllenhaal is set to star in navy drama Combat Control.
The 40-year-old actor will painting late war hero John Chapman in the brand new film based mostly on true occasions. Chapman died in battle in Afghanistan in 2002 after sacrificing his personal life for the protection of his workforce throughout a rescue mission.
Nevertheless, his bravery was solely uncovered 15 years after his loss of life after the mission was investigated and the true story revealed by Air Drive Captain Cora Alexander.
War film: Jake Gyllenhaal is set to play war hero John Chapman in upcoming film Combat Control
This led to his posthumous promotion to the rank of Grasp Sergeant and his inclusion into the Corridor of Heroes.
‘Following his loss of life, nobody imagined it will take over a decade for the reality of what actually occurred on that snowy mountainside to emerge. Fifteen years later, Air Drive Captain Cora Alexander is tasked with the practically unimaginable job of investigating whether or not Chapman is a worthy recipient of the medal,’ the outline reads on Deadline.
‘Regardless of no eyewitnesses to his actions and the top-secret world surrounding clandestine operations. Alexander has to uncover the reality, and in revealing Chapman’s sacrifice to the world, she forges her personal path to self-forgiveness and private redemption.’
The film shall be directed by Extraction’s Sam Hargrave with Shelby Malone as affiliate producer and Gyllenhaal as government producer.
The seek for an actress to play Captain Alexander is presently underway, whereas MGM studios are in discussions to purchase the rights to the film.
Chapman died in battle in Afghanistan in 2002 after sacrificing his personal life for the protection of his workforce throughout a rescue mission however his bravery was solely uncovered 15 years after his loss of life
Chapman acquired a posthumous promotion to the rank of Grasp Sergeant and inclusion into the Corridor of Heroes
Gyllenhaal will subsequent be seen in Antoine Fuqua’s remake of The Responsible for Netflix, premiering, later this 12 months.
He’s presently filming Michael Bay’s motion flick Ambulance alongside Eiza Gonzalez and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.
In the meantime, Gyllenhaal beforehand revealed the ideas he picked up from co-stars Dustin Hoffman and Susan Sarandon in 2002’s Moonlight Mile.
He stated: ‘I keep in mind Susan telling me, earlier than you’ve gotten an emotional scene it’s best to drink quite a lot of water as a result of tears actually do dehydrate you.
‘These are the stuff you decide up – I am going to always remember! I am going to drink a lot water earlier than an emotional scene, and individuals are like, “What’s improper with him?” I will not cry the entire scene, I am going to simply drink water.’
Army man: It will not be Jake’s first stint in a war film, he additionally starred in Gulf War film Jarhead, in 2005 – pictured right here
Jake is presently filming Michael Bay’s motion flick Ambulance alongside Eiza Gonzalez and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. He’s seen right here filming a scene final week
Gyllenhaal picked up suggestions from Hoffman on set too, paying attention to the actor’s intense approach of working.
He defined: ‘I might watch Dustin get bodily – he would get his power up, he would really get his blood flowing, which I did not perceive on the time.
‘I did not get, “Oh proper, that is your instrument”… I keep in mind him doing pushups and operating in place earlier than typically only a common scene the place he walked by way of.’
Gyllenhaal will subsequent be seen in Antoine Fuqua’s remake of The Responsible for Netflix, premiering, later this 12 months
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