Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
DIRECTED BY: ANG LEE
BASED ON THE NOVEL BY Ben Fountain:
STARRING: JOE ALWYN, VIN DIESEL, KRISTEN STEWART, GARRET HEDLUND, STEVE MARTIN & CHRIS TUCKER
DEVELOPED WITH FILM 4 and TRISTAR:
19 year-old Billy Lynn and his fellow soldiers of Bravo Squad, back from Iraq on a so-called “Victory Tour” before redeploying, are slated to appear in the halftime show of the 2004 Texas Thanksgiving pro football game. Over the course of one extraordinary day, Billy will play the hero, face temptation, mourn the dead, fall in love, brawl, relive his past battles, and come of age as he confronts a choice between war and peace, loyalty and love, who he is and who he wants to be. Based on the acclaimed novel by Ben Fountain, winner of the National Book Critic’s Circle Award.