Thunder Run

Status: Announced As of October 28, 2011

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The untold story of the dangerous and bloody capture of Baghdad by American Forces at the onset of the Iraq War. In April 2003, three battalions and fewer than a thousand men launched a violent thrust of tanks and Bradley Fighting Vehicles into the heart of a city of five million, igniting a three-day blitzkrieg, which military professionals often refer to as a lightning strike, or "thunder run." official plot version from

Additional Notes

  • Based on the novel Thunder Run – The Armored Strike to Capture Baghdad, by Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent David Zucchino. The Graphic Film Company will utilize proprietary facial-capture technology they used on Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3-D along with the motion capture technology used in AVATAR.