The Afghan war thriller “Outpost”, starring Scott Eastwood and Orlando Bloom, will hit theaters in July.
The film, which came from Screen Media, is expected to be released in 500 cinemas through the July 2 Fathom event before the traditional themed run on the big screen.
“Outpost” is joining Russell Purvey’s “Unhindered” in one of the first releases to debut in U.S. theaters. “Uninhabited” is scheduled to open on July 1, with cinemas across the country closed from mid-March due to a coronavirus outbreak.
Fatham Events is a joint venture between AMC, Cinemamark and Regal, which specializes in one-night screenings. The company said that with the July 2 screening, selected cast members will have a special role and on-screen footage.
“As we head into the Independence Day weekend, we’re honored to be partnering with Screen Media again, one of the first films to run on our calendar,” said Ray Knott, CEO of Fatham Events. By, so this is a partnership that we look forward to continuing “
“The Outpost” is based on Jack Tapper’s best-selling non-fiction book “The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Semen”. It details the 2009 war in Afghanistan, which was fought by more than 400 Taliban insurgents. The Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV became one of the most equipped units of the 19-year conflict.
The film is directed by Rod Lowry and adapted by Paul Tamasi and Eric Johnson. It also stars Caleb Landry Jones, Jack Casey, Taylor John Smith, Jacob Skipio and Milo Gibson.