In the new teaser for Netflix’s War Machine, Brad Pitt plays General Stanley McChrystal during the War in Afghanistan.
Brad Pitt is going to liberate the shit out of you. War Machine, a Netflix Original Film, premieres only on Netflix May 26. pic.twitter.com/GrnEQ7N7Za
— Netflix US (@netflix) March 1, 2017
“War Machine” is produced by Netflix and Pitt’s production company, Plan B Entertainment, and inspired by the bestselling book “The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan” by the late American journalist Michael Hastings.
The book is based on Hasting’s interviews with General Stanley McChrystal who was appointed to command the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in 2009.
In addition to Pitt and Swinton, Anthony Michael Hall, Topher Grace, Will Poulter, Jonathan Ing and Ben Kingsley will also star in the film.
“War Machine” premieres on Netflix on May 26.