Status: Development As of December 7, 2015
Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. StudioCanal has acquired the Stephen Harding World War II nonfiction book.
Weeks after Hitler’s suicide but before the German surrender, American Captain Jack Lee must find a way to free prisoners they learn have been sentenced to be killed by the Nazi soldiers to prevent ... more
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Weeks after Hitler’s suicide but before the German surrender, American Captain Jack Lee must find a way to free prisoners they learn have been sentenced to be killed by the Nazi soldiers to prevent them from providing damning war crimes testimony. About 200 hardened Waffen SS troops are right behind the Americans, with orders to murder the prisoners, and the badly outnumbered Americans must turn to the German castle guards who just surrendered to them, to help move the French POWs to safety.
modified plot formulation from deadline.com
Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on the 2013 book "The Last Battle: When U.S. And German Soldiers Joined Forces In The Waning Hours Of World War II In Europe" written by Stephen Harding and published by Da Capo Press.