The very subsequent day the federal government shaped Task Force Dagger; a staff of 12 troopers together with CIA paramilitary officers and a US Special Forces group referred to as the US Army Green Berets Operational Detachment Alpha 595 (ODA 595).
They can be instantly deployed to Afghanistan below the management of Captain Mitch Nelson (performed by Chris Hemsworth and impressed by the actual life Mark Nutsch), who is set to carry each single one in every of his comrades again residence alive. To have any hope of taking down the Taliban forces which have turned their battle on to the States, they need to staff up with General Abdul Rashid Dostum of the Northern Alliance in Afghanistan, who present the abroad staff with some a lot wanted companions: horses.
’12 Strong’ (the total title being ’12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers’) is predicated on journalist Doug Stanton’s best-selling account of the post-9/11 navy developments, ‘Horse Soldiers’.
Shot in New Mexico, it has been directed by Nicolai Fuglsig in solely his second filmmaking enterprise after slightly identified sci-fi undertaking entitled ‘Exfil’ final yr, whereas additionally written by the Academy Award successful Ted Tally of ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ fame, and Peter Craig whose brains have been behind ‘The Town’ and ‘The Hunger Games’.
’12 Strong’ is ready to be launched in theatrese on January nineteenth 2018.