Ben Foster Joins Scott Cooper’s “Hostiles”

Ben Foster (“The Program,” “Hell or High Water”) has joined the cast of “Crazy Heart” director Scott Cooper’s new frontier drama “Hostiles” for Waypoint Entertainment.

Set in 1892, Christian Bale plays legendary Army Capt. Joseph J. Blocker who, after stern resistance, begrudgingly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief named Chief Yellow Hawk (Wes Studi) and his family back to tribal lands.

Making the perilous journey from an isolated Army outpost in New Mexico to the grasslands of Montana, the former rivals encounter a young widow (Rosamund Pike), whose family was murdered on the plains. She joins them as they try to overcome the hostile Comanche tribes.

Adam Beach, Q’orianka Kilcher, Jonathan Majors, Timothee Chalamet, Paul Anderson, Stephen Lang, Bill Camp, Peter Mullan, Michael Parks and Ryan Bingham also star John Lesher and Ken Kao are producing and filming kicked off this week in Sante Fe.

Source: Deadline