The war drama The Last Full Measure starring Sebastian Stan has been picked up by Roadside Attractions from Foresight Unlimited for U.S. distribution. The film, which was written and directed by Todd Robinson, will be entering theaters in early 2019.
In addition to Sebastian Stan, the cast includes Academy Award winner Christopher Plummer, Academy Award winner William Hurt, Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson, Academy Award nominee Ed Harris, Academy Award nominee Peter Fonda, Academy Award nominee Diane Ladd, Academy Award nominee Amy Madigan, Jeremy Irvine, and Golden Globe nominee Bradley Whitford.
The Last Full Measure is produced by Timothy Scott Bogart, Mark Damon, Nicholas Cafritz, Robert Reed Peterson Shaun Sanghani, Michael Bassick, Adi Cohen, and Lauren Selig. Clay Pecorin, Russell Geyser, Cesare Fazari, Jessica Martins, Wilson da Silva, Habib H. Paracha, Tamara Birkemoe, Jenna Sanz-Agero, and Sidney Sherman served as executive producers.
“Todd Robinson’s riveting drama chronicles one man’s sacrifice and valor on the battlefield, and we believe it also highlights an aspect of American patriotism overdue for recognition. Everyone should know about William Pitsenbarger’s bravery and life, and it’s a privilege to bring this film to theaters where it should be seen,” said Roadside Attractions co-founders Howard Cohen and Eric d’Arbeloff.
CEO of Foresight Unlimited Mark Damon also commented on the acquisition and said, “The Last Full Measure has an emotional impact on people that I’ve rarely seen before. I’m so proud that Roadside Attractions feels the same, and has committed to giving this film the wide release that it deserves.”
The Plot: “The Last Full Measure tells the true story of William Pitsenbarger (Jeremy Irvine), an Air Force medic who saved over sixty men in one of the harshest battles of the Vietnam War. Offered the chance to escape on the last helicopter out of the combat zone, Pitsenbarger stayed behind to save and defend the lives of his fellow soldiers. Twenty years later, Pitsenbarger’s comrade in arms (William Hurt) and father (Christopher Plummer) seek the help of investigator Scott Huffman (Sebastian Stan) and other surviving veterans of the battle to finally procure him The Congressional Medal of Honor he deserved.”