DreamWorks and Warner Bros will team on Steven Spielberg‘s next film American Sniper, with Bradley Cooperaboard to star in the autobiography of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. Cooper optioned the book himself, along with Andrew Lazar’s Mad Chance, and it has turned out to be quite a coup for the actor. Jason Hall (Paranoia) wrote the script and will executive produce, with Spielberg, Cooper, Lazar, and Peter Morgan producing.
Kyle, an expert marksman who spread his love for weapons by teaching others how to shoot, was recently and tragically gunned down along with a pal by a fellow discharged vet they had taken to a Texas shooting range to deal with his post-traumatic stress disorder.
Love Chris Kyle and all, but I don’t see myself watching this one.
The Sons of Guns crew built a custom H&K 416 for SEAL Chris Kyle (author of American Sniper) to test prior to the weapon going to a charity. And it sure looked like they had a good time:
Chris Kyle is a great American who does not mince words about the enemy we face:
‘It was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don’t regret it. My regrets are for the people I couldn’t save: Marines, soldiers, buddies. I’m not naive, and I don’t romanticize war. The worst moments of my life have come as a SEAL. But I can stand before God with a clear conscience about doing my job,’ Chris Kyle told Texas Monthly.
After leaving the Navy to save his marriage, Chris now runs Craft International, which provides military training to law enforcement, the military, and civilians alike. . .