Kosinski, who previously worked with Bridges on Tron: Legacy, is set to direct with Ken Nolan (Black Hawk Down) developing the story. Lorenzo di Bonaventura will produce alongside Erik Howsam, Dawn Ostroff, and Mike Menchel. Jeremy Steckler of Conde Nast Entertainment and Molly Smith, Trent Luckinbill and Thad Luckinbill from Black Label Media will also produce. Lionsgate will distribute via their Summit Entertainment banner.
The movie follows the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of firefighters who battled a the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013 and lost 19 members.
Bridges can be seen next in the crime drama Hell or High Water opposite Chris Pine and Ben Foster. He and Teller will also star together in the Marc Webb drama The Only Living Boy in New York. He is repped by CAA, MGMT Entertainment, and Special Artists Agency.
Best known for his role as Riggins in TV’s Friday Night Lights, Kitsch recently starred in the second season the HBO’s True Detective. His recent movie credits include The Grand Seduction and Lone Survivor. He is repped by CAA and Untitled Entertainment.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer