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Brad Pitt's McChrystal movie 'War Machine' acquired by Netflix

Brad Pitt's McChrystal movie 'War Machine' acquired by Netflix

Netflix is getting into the Brad Pitt business. The streaming service has come aboard to produce and distribute "War Machine," a satirical comedy starring Pitt and inspired by Gen. Stanley McChrystal, according to an announcement Monday. Australian filmmaker David Michod ("Animal Kingdom") is directing "War Machine" from his own script based on Michael Hastings' nonfiction book "The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America's War in Afghanistan." Hastings' book expanded on his incendiary 2010 Rolling Stone profile, "The Runaway General," which precipitated McChrystal's resignation. In that vein,...

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