Based on Kevin Powers’ book of the same name, the film centers on two U.S. soldiers trying to survive their first tour in Iraq. Powers wrote “The Yellow Birds” after his own service as a machine gunner in the army.
Jim Kohlberg, Jeffrey Sharp and Evan Hayes will produce.
Before breaking out with “Saints”, Lowery served as an editor on Shane Carruth’s “Upstream Color” and wrote the drama “Pit Stop.” He is currently serving as a producer on “Listen Up Phillip” and will write and direct the films “The Old Man and the Gun” and “To Be Two.”
He is repped by WME.