51I-s+SL8iL._SX314_BO1,204,203,200_Variety has announced that Anthony Michael Hall will star with Brad Pitt in a Netflix original, War Machine, based on Michael Hastings’ 2011 book The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan.

The film will be a satirical comedy, says Variety, and is expected to be released in 2016.

Hall, whose credits include “Foxcatcher,” “The Dark Knight” and “The Breakfast Club,” will play the second-in-command to Pitt’s four-star general, who’s based on the real-life Gen. Stanley McChrystal. Cast also includes Topher Grace (“That ’70s Show”), who will play a civilian media adviser.

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