Angelina Jolie To Direct The WWII Drama ‘Unbroken’

Angelina Jolie To Direct The WWII Drama ‘Unbroken’
Film
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

According to Coming Soon, Universal Pictures has recruited Angelina Jolie to direct the WWII drama ‘Unbroken.’

This will be Jolie’s second feature film behind the camera after she made her directorial debut on 2011’s In the Land of Blood and Honey.

Unbroken is based on Laura Hillenbrand’s 2010 novel Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. Take a look at the synopsis for the book below:

Originally published by Random House in 2010, the book follows the incredible life story of Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini who, along with two other crewmen, survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner of war camp.

The book has sat atop the New York Times bestseller list for more than 108 consecutive weeks, fourteen of those at number one. It was also the winner of the Los Angeles Times Book of the Year Award for Nonfiction.

Ashton Tyler | Elite. 

Photo Credit: Jun Sato/WireImage

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Andrew Alvez

Andrew is a sports authority. One of the most knowledgeable sports journalists in the industry. Andrew boasts his two degrees in Communication and English to credit his writing ability. As a co-editor and writer Andrew tries his best to better the Sports page every time he graces the illustrious pages of Elite Daily.

More In Film

Also On Elite

Goods

Incase You Were Wondering, Yes, New Yorkers Still Read Books (Photos)

In a world overcrowded with iPhones, HDTVs, MacBooks, aerial drones and Kindles, it’s almost surprising to notice that people still read actual books — especially in a fast-paced city like New York. We recently stumbled across a Tumblr page called Underground New York Public Library that captures the sights of New Yorkers standing and sitting on […]

Envision

The Trailer For TomorrowWorld 2014 Will Have You Booking Your Ticket Immediately

This September, TomorrowWorld 2014 is set to take 180,000 attendees on a mystical journey as they transform 500 acres of natural rolling hills in Atlanta into a musical oasis. On September 26, 27 and 28, the Chattahoochee Hills will serve as the prime location for the second edition of TomorrowWorld. A  breathtaking main stage, called the Volcano Stage, will […]