Ludwig Joins Berg’s “Lone Survivor”

Alexander Ludwig (“The Hunger Games”) has landed the role of Navy SEAL Shane Patton in Peter Berg’s adaptation of the Marcus Luttrell book “Lone Survivor” at Emmett/Furla Films and Universal Pictures says Deadline.

Lone Survivor tells the harrowing story of how Luttrell and his Navy SEAL team members fought to stay alive after being ambushed in Afghanistan in 2005 by Taliban forces during a covert mission in the Hindu Kush mountain region, where the team went to kill a terrorist leader.

Ludwig plays a soldier alongside a cast that includes Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Ben Foster, Emile Hirsch and Eric Bana.

Sarah Aubrey, Akiva Goldsman, Barry Spikings, Randall Emmett, George Furla, Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson are producing. Shooting kicks off in a month in New Mexico.