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Paramount Sets Bad Robot's WWII Thriller 'Overlord' for October 2018

Wyatt Russell and Jovan Adepo star as American paratroopers dropped into enemy territory.

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Jovan Adepo and Wyatt Russell

Overlord is hitting theaters next October.

The supernatural WWII thriller from Paramount and Bad Robot will be released wide on Oct. 26, 2018. It will open a week after Sony’s The Girl in the Spider’s Web adaptation and Warner Bros.’ Jungle Book: Origins take, and just ahead of Disney’s live-action Mulan and Fox’s actioner Dark Phoenix.

Wyatt Russell and Jovan Adepo star as American paratroopers dropped into enemy territory. As they approach their target — a Nazi-occupied village with a German radio tower — they realize that they are a part of something bigger than a simple military operation. They then take on supernatural forces as part of a Nazi experiment.

Julius Avery (Son of a Gun) directs from a script by Billy Ray and Mark L. Smith, who are responsible for the Captain Phillips and The Revenant screenplays, respectively. J.J. Abrams and Lindsey Weber are producing for Bad Robot.


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