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Action/Adventure - Pre-Production 2020

The 1st Special Service Force execute a WWII raid, the only thing in their way: hardened German troops and a slew of mines, mortars and machine guns. Through the vicious fighting they earn their moniker- The Devil's Brigade.

    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • Action/Adventure
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 5 - 10 M$
    • Writer(s)
    • Erik SKRMETTA
    • Producer(s)
    • Jason HEWITT
    • Synopsis
    • Modern day US special forces trace their beginning back to the 1st Special Service Force, an elite American-Canadiancommando unit in World War II. The unit was under command of US Army Officer Robert T. Frederick, whose goal is to build a unit of soldiers able to function independently, who can attack with strength and shock.

      After their costly victory at Monte La Difensa, Frederick is ordered to take his unit ashore at Anzio, then hold and raid along the right flank of the beachhead, setting up their defensive line along the berm of the Mussolini Canal. More for irrigation than navigation, this waterway doesn’t hamper Frederick’s plan to infiltrate the enemy lines to gain intelligence for the Allied Command. Frederick plans a “Butcher and Bolt” raid, leading to the capture of valuable prisoners and intelligence. While completing a successful raid may be within their grasp, it turns out getting in might be easier than getting out as Frederick and his men are forced to regroup and fight their way back. The only thing in their way: hardened German troops, their Italian axis brothers and a slew of mines, mortars and machine guns. To Frederick this doesn’t seem like a problem The unit leaves a trail of enemy victims, each tagged with a special kill card stating “The worst is yet to come”. The psychological warfare operations along with their vicious fighting, terrorize the Nazis earning the unit its moniker- The Devil’s Brigade.