Based on journalist David Finkel’s acclaimed 2013 nonfiction book, Thank You For Your Service sheds a spotlight on how PTSD has affected the lives of military vets who have returned home from the Iraq War. Miles Teller stars as Adam Schuman, one of the soldiers of the 2-16 Infantry Batallion and Haley Bennett plays Adam’s wife Saskia.
“One of the reasons why I wanted to be a part of Thank You For Your Service is my personal connection with the military and also the display of courage and sacrifice and love that these families portray,” said Bennett. “And to be able to collaborate with the actual real life people was such an incredible and unique experience that connected us in a really special way.”
Click on the media bar below to hear Bennett talk about the “difficult” yet “rewarding” process of taking part in Thank You For Your Service:
Directed by American Sniper screenwriter Jason Hall, Thank You For Your Service is now playing in select theaters.