Miles Teller Depicts Soldier Returning Home in First Trailer for Thank You For Your Service
American Sniper screenwriter Jason Hall makes his directorial debut with Thank You For Your Service, adpating David Finkel’s non-fiction book for the big screen. In speaking with USA Today, Hall described how his film is about the long journey soldiers embark on when they get back home:
“Coming home isn’t just about the boots on the soil: Coming home is a process of returning to self. I watched [Chris Kyle, the soldier from ‘American Sniper’] finding his way home in the relationship with his wife, as a father to his kids, and as a man. He was murdered … so I felt like that process was cut short. In Finkel’s book, it showed that entire journey. It seemed like the second half of ‘American Sniper.’”
Joining Miles Teller, who plays returning soldier Adam Schuman, are a solid cast that includes Haley Bennett (Girl on the Train) as his wife Saskia, Joe Cole, Beulah Koale, Scott Haze, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Brad Beyer, Omar J. Dorsey and Jayson Warner Smith and Amy Schumer.
Here’s the films official synopsis: Thank You for Your Service follows a group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq who struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield.
Thank You for Your Service arrives in theaters on October 27.
Featured image: Thank You For Your Service art, featuring Miles Teller. Courtesy DreamWorks.