Bridges, Kitsch Join Kosinski’s Firefighter Tale

Jeff Bridges and Taylor Kitsch have joined the ensemble cast for an untitled firefighter film at Black Label Media, Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment.

Joseph Kosinski (“Tron: Legacy”) helms the project which follows the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of firefighters that faced one of the deadliest wildfires in history in order to save an Arizona town, resulting in the tragic death of ninteen crew members.

Bridges and Kitsch along Josh Brolin, Miles Teller and James Badge Dale all star as firefighters in the film which Ken Nolan developed on spec with the producers.

Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Erik Howsam, Jeremy Steckler, Dawn Ostroff, Mike Menchel, Molly Smith, Trent Luckinbill and Thad Luckinbill are producing.

Source: Variety