HBO has given the go-ahead for an original film, Taking Chance, based on the transport of the body of an American soldier killed in action in Iraq.

The Hollywood Reporter says the film will begin production in the summer. The script was adapted by U.S. Marine Michael Strobl from an article he wrote about his experience as an escort officer to travel cross-country with the body of 19-year-old Chance Phelps in 2004.

Look for Taking Chance to air on HBO sometime next year.