Rising stars Domhnall Gleeson (“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”) and Finn Wittrock (“All My Children”) will join fellow up-and-comer Jack O’Connell in Angelina Jolie’s “Unbroken,” individuals familiar with the project have told TheWrap.
Universal Pictures is backing the adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand’s bestselling book about the incredible true story of American track star Louis Zamperini.
O’Connell (“300: Rise of an Empire”) will play Zamperini, who survived a plane crash and a harrowing oceanic ordeal only to become a POW who was tortured in a Japanese prison camp during WWII.
Gleeson and Wittrock will play Phil and Mac, both of whom are stranded at sea with Louie on a life raft for 28 days when their plane is gunned down.
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