"To be co-produced by Pitt's Plan B along with New Regency and Brett Ratner's RatPac Entertainment, the film is a real life story based on journalist Michael Hasting's 2012 book The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America's War in Afghanistan, which he wrote after researching and following the general for his award-winning Rolling Stone article The Runaway General, reports contactmusic.com. "
Los Angeles, April 15 - Actor Brad Pitt is set to star as General Stanley McChrystal, former commanding general of international and US forces in Afghanistan, in The Operators.

To be co-produced by Pitt's Plan B along with New Regency and Brett Ratner's RatPac Entertainment, the film is a real life story based on journalist Michael Hasting's 2012 book The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America's War in Afghanistan, which he wrote after researching and following the general for his award-winning Rolling Stone article The Runaway General, reports contactmusic.com.

Australian filmmaker David Michod will write and direct the movie.


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