Emile Hirsch Joining Kitsch & Wahlberg in ‘Lone Survivor’ Adaptation

Since Battleship took director Peter Berg to a pretty unrealistic place, the filmmaker is looking to ground himself for Lone Survivor. Based on the book of the same name by real-life Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, the story follows a Navy SEAL team which fought to stay alive after being ambushed in Afghanistan in 2005 by Taliban forces during a covert mission in the Hindu Kush mountain region, where the team went to kill a terrorist leader. Mark Wahlberg is already attached to play the author in the film with Taylor Kitsch and Ben Foster also on the team. Now Variety reports Emile Hirsch is joining their ranks as well. More below! Hirsch is playing another member of the team, but no specifics on his character have been made available just yet. The film came together when people were feeling pretty patriotic following the death of Osama bin Laden, but the real …

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