Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk starring Kristen Stewart and Steve Martin is currently filming in Atlanta. The film is based on the book of the same name written by Ben Fountain. The title character, Billy Lynn, and seven others are apart of a unit fighting in Iraq that return to the U.S. as war heroes. The group goes on a victory tour to gain support for the war, but is informed they must return to Iraq. The movie is being directed by Ang Lee (Life of Pi, Brokeback Mountain) and the screenplay was written by Simon Beaufoy (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Slumdog Millionaire) and Jean-Christophe Castelii.
Production starts this week for Billy Lynn’s long Halftime Walk.