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Universal has set a release date for their upcoming, -directed military survival film Lone Survivor, starring . The movie will be in theaters on January 10th, 2014. Based on the New York Times bestseller of the same name, it follows the true story of a doomed team of Navy SEALs as they head on an ill-fated, covert mission in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan to kill or capture a high-level Taliban operative. Things go awry when the small band is ambushed by overwhelming enemy forces.

Berg also adapted the script after spending a month with a SEAL team in Iraq. Along with Wahlberg, , , , and also star. The early January release date pits Lone Survivor against Warner Bros. sports comedy Grudge Match and Lionsgate horror flick Jessabelle.


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