High powered Tinseltown gossip has now intimated the rumor that the short list of superstar actors being considered for a major movie based on the Blackwater events in Iraq are: Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Tom Hanks and Chris Cooper (Adaptation, Syriana). Could it be a such an important politico-thriller blockbuster that it manages to harness the power draw of all four heavyweights? Highered by the U.S. government as a private security and military force deployed in Iraq, Blackwater USA has been scrutinized in the American media for its controversial operations and lack of accountability in the Middle East conflict. Subject to the wrath of official Senate hearings as well as The New York Times Bestseller Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army, several Hollywood movers and shakers might shortly reveal their plans to sign on to this drama with some, all or none of the aforementioned actors attached…?
Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Tom Hanks, Chris Cooper to Star in Blackwater Film?In blackwater, film on November 4, 2007 at 5:13 pm