When World War II material produced by Drama「Masters of the Air（原題）」As the main cast of “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” (2019)Austin ButlerAnd “The Birth of Fantastic Beasts and the Black Wizard” (2018)Callum TurnerWas appointed. The US Deadline and others have reported.
This series is a limited series project following the drama series “Band of Brothers” (2001) and “The Pacific” (2010) by Spielberg and Hanks. Set in World War II, the series tells the story of American and British boy bombers who attacked Hitler. Butler and Turner are said to play the characters Major Gale Kleben and Major John Egan, respectively.
Regarding casting, the actors and the production team have been meeting since the end of 2019, and it is said that four main casts have been decided in the last few weeks. In addition to Butler & Turner, I’d like to wait for the announcement of the cast of the two of them.
Executive Producer is Steven Spielberg, who has teamed up many times, including “Saving Private Ryan” (1998), “Catch Me If You Can” (2002), and “Bridge of Spies” (2015). Said Tom Hanks. In addition to the two, Gary Goetzman such as “Philadelphia” (1993) and “Larry Crowne” (2011) and Graham Yost of the “Speed” (1994) series are among the brilliant people. There is. The script was written by Goatsman and John Orloff, such as “Anonymous Shakespeare” (2011). Produced and distributed by Apple TV +It is said that it is investing more than 200 million dollars (about 20 billion yen).It consists of all 10 episodes.
In addition, it was reported in October 2020 that Cary George Fukunaga of “007 / No Time to Die” (scheduled to be released in October 2021) was appointed as the director of this work. Fukunaga’s name is not mentioned in the information. Therefore, it is possible that the board was dropped.
Butler and Turner, who were appointed as the main cast, are both young actors who are attracting attention in Hollywood. Butler will star in Elvis Presley’s biographical film (title undecided) and will be a tag team with Hanks following the film. Turner became famous when he played Theseus, the brother of the main character Newts, in “Fantastic Beasts and the Birth of the Black Wizard” (2018). He will also appear in the third installment of the “Fantastic Beast” series.