Timothy Olyphant and Joseph Gordon-Levitt will star in Kimberly Peirce's Stop Loss for Paramount Pictures, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Based on a true story adapted for the screen by Peirce, Stop Loss centers on Brandon (Ryan Phillippe), a soldier who returns home to Texas and is called to duty again in Iraq through the military's "stop-loss" procedure.
Olyphant has been cast as Lt. Col. Boot Miller, a no-nonsense military man who, serving as Brandon's commanding officer, welcomes the troops home from Iraq but then orders their re-enlistment.
Gordon-Levitt will play one of the soldiers who returns to a failing marriage and seems to be having the toughest time readjusting to civilian life.