Thank You for Your Service


Thank You for Your Service Information

Thank You for Your Service is an upcoming American war-drama film directed and written by Jason Hall, based on the non-fiction book of the same name by David Finkel. Hall is making his directorial debut with the film about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in United States soldiers, who after returning from Iraq, try to adjust to civilian life. The film stars Miles Teller, Haley Bennett, Beulah Koale, Amy Schumer, and Scott Haze. Principal photography on the film began on February 9, 2016 in Atlanta.

Plot

Three American soldiers return from Iraq and struggle to reintegrate with their families and adjust to civilian life while also struggling to forget their memories of war.

Cast

Production

On March 12, 2013, it was announced that DreamWorks had acquired the film rights to the David Finkel's non-fiction book Thank You for Your Service, about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in soldiers who return from war in Iraq and have difficulties in adapting to civilian life. Steven Spielberg was expected to join the film as director, while American Snipers Oscar-nominated scribe Jason Dean Hall was hired in June 2013 to adapt the book into a film. Daniel Day-Lewis was later eyed to re-team with Spielberg on this film.

On June 30, 2015, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that screenwriter Hall would be making his directorial debut with the film from his own script. On August 19, 2015, it was reported that Miles Teller was in talks to join the film as Adam Schumann, a soldier who leaves Iraq as a broken man. On October 20, 2015, Haley Bennett was cast in the film to play Schumann's loyal and supportive wife. On December 2, 2015, New Zealand-based newcomer Beulah Koale joined the film to play Solo, an American Samoan soldier who feels that military had made his life better. On January 7, 2016, Scott Haze was cast in the film to play a soldier suffering from PTSD. Jon Kilik would produce the film, which Universal Pictures would distribute in the United States. On January 28, 2016, Joe Cole joined the film to play a soldier who returns home in crisis and tries to find his fiance and their daughter who have left him, while Jayson Warner Smith joined the film to play a receptionist at a Veterans Affairs office. On February 9, 2016, Amy Schumer joined the cast with three others: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Brad Beyer, and Omar Dorsey. It was later revealed that Kate Lyn Sheil had joined the cast.

Filming

Principal photography on the film began on February 9, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia. In March 2016, it filmed at the Gwinnett Place Mall in Duluth.




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