"Diane Kruger joins kidnap dramaDiane Kruger has signed on to star in Special Forces, a $12.6-million Afghanistan-set kidnap drama, according to Variety.

Kruger will play a French journo kidnapped by the Taliban.

The film, which will be shot with the help of the French army, is in the vein of Black Hawk Down, said StudioCanal chairman-CEO Olivier Courson.