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Tom Hardy and Ridley Scott to reunite for Navy SEAL movie War Party

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Story by Jack Foley

TOM Hardy is to reunite with director Ridley Scott for a new Navy SEAL movie called War Party.

Scott will produce the project, having previously worked with Hardy on Black Hawk Down and his recently acclaimed TV series Taboo.

Andrew Dominik, whose film credits include The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford and Killing Them Softly, would direct.

Netflix has reportedly made a seven-figure deal to pick up the pitch for the film, which came from Dominik.

Although plot details for the film are sketchy at best, The Hollywood Reporter has described it as being based on true events. It would focus on real-life SEALS as life rights formed part of the deal.

The screenplay for War Party has been co-written by Dominik and Harrison Query, a rapidly emerging writer who recently sold a pitch focusing on a true-life exorcism set on a military base.

He also wrote the 1970s true-story crime thriller Honour For Sale, with John Hillcoat attached to direct.

The in-demand Hardy will next appear on the big screen in Dunkirk, the war drama that reunited him with filmmaker Christopher Nolan. It opens in July. He has also recently seen his series Taboo picked up for a second season.

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