The Outpost (2019 film)

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The Outpost
Directed byRod Lurie
Produced byJeffrey Greenstein
Paul Michael Merryman
Paul Tamasy
Les Weldon
Jonathan Yunger
Screenplay byEric Johnson
Paul Tamasy
Based onThe Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor
by Jake Tapper
StarringOrlando Bloom
Scott Eastwood
Caleb Landry Jones
Will Attenborough
Music byMichael J. Duthie
Millennium Media
York Films
Distributed byMillennium Media
Fox Box
Eagle Films
Release date
CountryUnited States

The Outpost is an upcoming 2019 war drama film directed by Rod Lurie, based on a 2012 novel The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor by Jake Tapper. It stars Orlando Bloom, Scott Eastwood, Caleb Landry Jones, Milo Gibson, Jack Kesy and Will Attenborough. The film will be released in late 2019.


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 — located at the bottom of three steep mountains just 14 miles from the Pakistani border — 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.



The film is begin production in August 2018, along with the announce of the project, the casting of Eastwood and Bloom was announced in May 2018. In August 2018, Milo Gibson was announced to join the cast. In November 2018, Trey Tucker was announced to join the cast.[3][4]

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  1. ^ "Milo Gibson Inks With Alchemy For Management, Boards Rod Lurie's 'The Outpost'". August 17, 2018.
  2. ^ "Newcomer Trey Tucker Joins Scott Eastwood, Orlando Bloom in 'Outpost' (Exclusive)". November 9, 2018.
  3. ^ "Jake Tapper's 'Outpost' Film Enlists Scott Eastwood, Orlando Bloom to Star (Exclusive)". May 3, 2018.
  4. ^ "Scott Eastwood and Orlando Bloom head to war in The Outpost". May 5, 2018.

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