March 29, 2016 BRAD PITT & ANTHONY MICHAEL HALL: to star in 'WAR MACHINE', a NETFLIX original film, slated for 2016 worldwide theatrical release. March 29, 2016/ Anthony Michael Hall Variety magazine - August 19,2015 The film is based on 'The Operators: the wild and terrifying inside story of America's war in Afghanistan" by Michael Hastings (below) 'The Operators' was optioned by Mr. Pitts' comapny, Plan B (' 12 years a slave' and 'Selma' ). The films producers are Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner. The book was adapted for the screen and directed by David Michod. 'WAR MACHINE' directed by David Michod, a NETFLIX original film.