Army of One (2016 film)
|Army of One|
Digital release poster
|Directed by||Larry Charles|
|Music by||David Newman|
|Edited by||Christian Kinnard|
Army of One is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Larry Charles and written by Rajiv Joseph and Scott Rothman. The film stars Nicolas Cage, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Rainn Wilson, Russell Brand, Denis O'Hare, Paul Scheer, and Will Sasso.
The film follows Gary Faulkner, an ex-construction contractor and unemployed handy man who believes God has sent him to capture Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. The story is based on the real-life Faulkner who traveled to Pakistan looking for bin Laden.
- Nicolas Cage as Gary Faulkner
- Wendi McLendon-Covey as Marci Mitchell
- Rainn Wilson as Agent Simons
- Russell Brand as God
- Denis O'Hare as Agent Doss
- Paul Scheer as Pickles
- Adrian Martinez as Actor
- Matthew Modine as Dr. Rose
- Will Sasso as Roy
On January 21, 2015, it was announced Larry Charles would direct the film, with Nicolas Cage starring as Gary Faulkner, a handyman from Colorado who receives a vision telling him to go to Pakistan to capture Osama Bin Laden. On February 19, 2015, Wendi McLendon-Covey joined the cast. On April 16, 2015, Russell Brand, Denis O’Hare, Ken Marino, Paul Scheer and Rainn Wilson joined the cast of the film. Principal photography began on March 30, 2015, and ended on May 22, 2015.
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