Thu 24 Mar 2016
Remember last year when Jonah Hill, the chubby kid from Superbad-turned-slimmed down Hollywood star, was snapped looking like an overweight sleazeball? It turns out it was for a role as, well, an overweight sleazeball in a movie called War Dogs, which we’re finally getting a first look at today.
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The upcoming flick, which is based on a true story, is about a pair of young, ambitious arms dealers (played by Jonah Hill and Miles Teller) who secure a lucrative government contract to supply weapons for US allies in Afghanistan. However, their plan to “make money off of war without ever stepping foot on the battle field” doesn’t quite work out as danger soon catches up to them.
War Dogs also stars Bradley Cooper and Ana de Armas, and was directed by Todd Phillips (The Hangover, Old School, Project X). The film hits theaters on August 19.