Eastwood Drafts Three Soldiers for "Flag" Duty
Legendary filmmaker Clint Eastwood
("The Outlaw Josey Wales
," "Million Dollar Baby
") has just started casting his next project, which is a WWII drama entitled "Flags of Our Fathers." Recently enlisted were Ryan Phillippe
"), Adam Beach
"), and Jesse Bradford
"), and the trio will be starring in a film inspired by the true-life accounts found in James Bradley's "Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima."
Mr. Eastwood will be working alongside producer Steven Spielberg
to bring this epic tale to the screen; Bradley's book was adapted into screenplay form by celebrated scribe Paul Haggis
"Flags of Our Fathers" begins production next month, with location shooting in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and Iceland.