LONE SURVIVOR – Wide Release on January 10th and Nominations

Lone Survivor is based on the failed mission, “Operation Red Wings”, which tasked four members of SEAL Team 10 on June 28, 2005 to kill Taliban leader Ahmad Shah. They were quickly compromised and fell under attack with Marcus Luttrell being the only member to survive and evade capture.

Lone Survivor has recently been nominated by the Writers Guild of America for Best Screenplay, Adapted.
In addition to the WGA, further nominations include:

Screen Actors Guild (2014)
Nominated – Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (2014)
Nominated – Best Action Movie and Best Actor in an Action Movie (Mark Wahlberg)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards (2013)
Won – Best Action Film
Nominated – Best Picture

National Board of Review, USA (2013)
Won – Top Ten Films

Satellite Awards (2014)
Nominated – Best Screenplay, Adapted

Written and directed by Peter Berg (Battleship, Friday Night Lights) with Hollywood Studios CEO, Steven Saxton as an Executive Producer, Lone Survivor was a five year long project. Only needing 42 days to shoot with its $40 million budget, stars Mark Wahlberg (2 Guns, Ted, The Fighter) and Taylor Kitsch (Battleship, John Carter) worked at a discount, along with Peter Berg in order to expedite the films production. Along with Mark Wahlberg and Taylor Kitsch, the cast was further strengthened with performances from Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, and Eric Bana.

Lone Survivor is set to have a wide release on January 10th.

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