American Hero Movie

American Hero movie production status is currently Development

September 18, 2017 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Production is scheduled to begin next year.

Story of U.S. Captain Hugh Thompson, who saved lives amid the My Lai massacre.

Who's Involved:

Peter Saraf, Alex Gibney, Anthony McCarten, Marc Turtletaub, Paul Higgins, Will Clarke

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

The true story of U.S. Army Captain Hugh Thompson, who defied orders and saved a number of civilian lives during the Vietnam War’s infamous My Lai massacre.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

No cast available.

Crew: Who's making American Hero

A look at the American Hero behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Alex Gibney last directed Totally Under Control and Zero Days. The film's writer Anthony McCarten last wrote The Two Popes and Three Identical Strangers.


Alex Gibney


Anthony McCarten


Will Clarke
Paul Higgins
Peter Saraf
Marc Turtletaub

Production Companies

Big Beach

Big Beach

American Hero Trailers & Videos

No trailer available.

Production: What we know about American Hero

Filming Timeline

On or about September 18, 2017, the film was in Development status.

Production is scheduled to begin next year.

American Hero Release Date: When is it coming out?

American Hero is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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