LOS ANGELES: Actor Topher Grace, known for playing Eric Forman on “That ’70s Show”, has been signed on to star opposite Brad Pitt in the upcoming satirical comedy “War Machine”.
The 37-year-old actor will portray a civilian media adviser to Pitt’s four-star US military general, who’s trying to win the war in Afghanistan.
Written and directed by David Michod of “Animal Kingdom” fame, “War Machine” is based on Michael Hastings’ book “The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan”.
The movie will be produced by Pitt and his Plan B partners Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, along with Ian Bryce who produced “World War Z”.
“War Machine” will release both in theatres and online to Netflix subscribers in 2016.