The Outpost (2019)
Coming Out at July 3, 2020 on VOD (Video on demand).
Drama, History, War
The Outpost is history war film directed by Rod Lurie, and written by Eric Johnson, Paul Tamasy and Jake Tapper. The film stars Orlando Bloom, Scott Eastwood, Caleb Landry Jones, Milo Gibson, Jacob Scipio, Jack Kesy and Celina Sinden. It primiered at November 2, 2019 on Thessaloniki International Film Festival.
The film tells the story of the 53 U.S. soldiers who battled a force of some 400 enemy insurgents in north-eastern Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. Originally built to engage the locals in community development projects, Combat Outpost Keating faced a constant threat of being attacked by the Taliban, putting the U.S. soldiers stationed there at significant risk. When the brass finally chose to close the base, the Taliban enemy found out and decided to make a statement.
Director: Rod Lurie
Writers: Eric Johnson, Paul Tamasy, Jake Tapper (book)
Stars: Orlando Bloom, Scott Eastwood, Caleb Landry Jones, Milo Gibson, Jacob Scipio, Jack Kesy, Celina Sinden
|Orlando Bloom||…||First Lt Benjamin Keating|
|Scott Eastwood||…||Staff Sergeant Clint Romesha|
|Caleb Landry Jones||…||Staff Sgt Ty Carter|
|Milo Gibson||…||CPT. Robert Yllescas|
|Jacob Scipio||…||Staff Sgt. Justin T. Gallegos|
|Jack Kesy||…||Sgt. Josh Kirk|
|Celina Sinden||…||Cpt. Katie Kopp|
|Bobby Lockwood||…||Kevin Thomson|
|Taylor John Smith||…||First Lt Andrew Bundermann|
|Cory Hardrict||…||SGT Vernon Martin|
|James Jagger||…||Chris Jones|
|Fahim Fazli||…||Taliban fighters|
|Will Attenborough||…||Ed Faulkner|
|Kwame Patterson||…||Sylvanius Broward|