Based on true, declassified events, 12 Strong follows the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11, whose mission is to gain the trust of the Northern Alliance fighters to gain their support against the Taliban.
The true story behind Tommy Wiseau’s wonderfully horrible opus, The Room, will be revealed this December as James and Dave Franco adapt Room co-star Greg Sestero’s book The Disaster Artist to the big screen.
David Fincher gets back into the crime genre for Netflix with the new show Mindhunter, which is set in 1979 and follows two FBI agents who are on the forefront of using profiling and interviews with captured killers to catch serial killers still at large.
Christopher Nolan puts his trademark precision and visual style to the true life events of Dunkirk in 1940, when Allied forces were in retreat and awaiting evacuation to the UK with the Axis forces tightening the noose every day.
James Franco directs and stars as Tommy Wiseau in this December’s adaptation of The Room co-star Greg Sestero’s book, The Disaster Artist, which details his bizarrely touching friendship with Wiseau and the insane behind the scenes of making The Room.
Tom Cruise reteams with his Edge of Tomorrow director Doug Liman for American Made, where he plays real life smuggler Barry Seals, who was making flights for both the CIA and the Medellin Cartel during the 80s.
Kathryn Bigelow is back for another movie based on true events, this time detailing the five days of chaos that occurred in 1967 in Detroit as riots broke out across the city.
Searching for WMDs in Iraq, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller starts to realize there’s some sort of cover up going on in 2009’s Green Zone.
Stephen Lang terrorizes a couple on vacation in The Bahamas in the “inspired by true events”, upcoming thriller Isolation.
Based on true events, Army of One features Nicolas Cage as Gary Faulkner, a handyman and ex-con from Colorado who believes God (Russell Brand) wants him to single handedly capture Osama Bin Laden.