Doug Stanton’s ‘Horse Soldiers’ headed for big screen

Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer have picked up film rights to Doug Stanton’s forthcoming novel ‘Horse Soldiers.’

The book follows a small band of Special Forces soldiers who secretly entered Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks.

They took the battle to the Taliban on horseback. Outnumbered many times over, they captured the strategically essential city of Mazar-i-Sharif.

However, during the surrender of six hundred Taliban troops, they are ambushed and have to fight for their lives within the walls of the city’s vast fortress.

Bruckheimer will produce.

The book will be published on May 5th, read more about it in our database.

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