Jovan Adepo and Wyatt Russell To Star in WWII Drama ‘Overloard’

attends the "Fences" New York Screening at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 19, 2016 in New York City.

Variety reported, Paramount Pictures have Jovan Adepo and Wyatt Russell on board to star in ‘Overloard.’

It’s a World War II set to be directed by Julius Avery and produced by  J.J. Abrams and Lindsey Weber. Billy Ray and Mark L. Smith are attached to write the script. You can read the synopsis of the film below:

The movie takes place in 1944 on the eve of D-Day and centers on a group of American paratroopers, who are dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there’s more going on in the Nazi-occupied village than a simple military operation. “Overlord” will begin shooting this May in the U.K.