Jason Isaacs has signed on to star in director David Ayer's World War II drama Fury, which is currently shooting in London.

The actor will play the the senior member of a five-man tank crew, who come across a desperate Nazi unit towards the end of World War II. His character is the confident captain and team veteran, who Brad Pitt's character looks to for advice. Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña and Scott Eastwood co-star.

David Ayer is directing from his own screenplay, with Bill Block, John Lesher and Ethan Smith serving as producers.

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Jason Isaacs most recently starred in A Single Shot, and he will next be seen in the indie Sweetwater, opening in theaters this weekend.