Date: 7th October 2015

Jack Huston and Jennifer Aniston are to star in Iraq War drama.

Iraq War drama The Yellow Birds has cast Jack Huston and Jennifer Aniston in leading roles.

Boardwalk Empire's Huston takes over from Benedict Cumberbatch, who was previously attached to the project.

As well as a leading man change, the project has a new director in Blue Caprice's Alexandre Moors.

The film is based on the novel of the same name by Iraq War veteran Kevin Powers and also stars Tye Sheridan and Alden Ehrenreich.

The Yellow Birds focuses on two young soldiers who meet in a boot camp on the eve of their deployment and face the atrocities of war together.

Source: Press Release