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Ed Skrein to star in Roland Emmerich's WWII film 'Midway'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

has come aboard the cast of World War II drama "Midway".

The film, to be directed by Roland Emmerich, is about the Battle of 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, and in the project, reported Variety.

The screenplay has been written by Wes Tooke and Emmerich is also producing the project along with and

The is in the pre-production stage and principal photography is expected to start later this month.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 10:25 IST