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Steve Martin joins 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' adaptation
Steve Martin joins 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' adaptation

The film adaptation of Ben Fountain's novel "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" has its first big star. Steve Martin will join debut actor Joe Alwyn, and possibly Garrett Hedlund, in Ang Lee's movie version of the Iraq war satire, Deadline reports. Fountain's 2012 debut novel was a critical hit, winning the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction, and making it to the finals of the National Book Awards. The book follows a group of soldiers who become famous after surviving a brutal firefight, which is captured on news cameras. The soldiers are brought back to the United States, temporarily, for a victory tour, including an appearance at a Thanksgiving Day...

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