Taliban Takes Diane Kruger For “Forces”

Diane Kruger (“Inglourious Basterds,” “National Treasure”) will star in the Afghanistan-set kidnap drama “Special Forces” for StudioCanal reports Variety.

Kruger will play a French journalist kidnapped by the Taliban in the $12.6 million budgeted thriller. Djimon Hounsou, Denis Menochet, Benoit Magimel and Raphael Personnaz also star.

The French army will help with the shoot. Stephane Rybojad directs while Thierry Marro and Benoit Ponsaille will produce.