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Navy SEALs Movie Starring Navy SEALs Officially Announced

As Vulture first reported, Relativity Media is releasing a movie about Navy SEALs, starring actual Navy SEALs. The scripted film, Act of Valor, was officially announced Sunday, and the studio is targeting a 2012 release date. Mike “Mouse” McCoy and Scott Waugh will direct, and Kurt Johnstad (300) wrote the script. Act of Valor follows a squad on a mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent and take down terrorists. The filmmakers had "unprecedented Naval access," according to a press release, and the movie will feature combat sequences composited from actual events in the lives of the men appearing in the film.