Ed Skrein to star in Roland Emmerich’s WWII film ‘Midway’

LOS ANGELES, Aug 10: Actor Ed Skrein has come aboard the cast of World War II drama “Midway”.
The film, to be directed by Roland Emmerich, is about the Battle of Midway and follows the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the war in June 1942.
Skrein, 45, best known for the “Deadpool” and “The Transporter Refueled”, joins Woody Harrelson, Mandy Moore, Luke Evans and Patrick Wilson in the project, reported Variety.
The screenplay has been written by Wes Tooke and Emmerich is also producing the project along with Harald Kloser and Mark Gordon.
The film is in the pre-production stage and principal photography is expected to start later this month. (PTI)