J.J. Abrams latest project Overlord, which will be a supernatural thriller set in the World War II era on the eve of D-Day written by Billy Ray and Mark Smith and produced by Abrams and Lindsey Weber, will be starring Jovan Adepo (The Leftovers, Fences) and Wyatt Russell (22 Jump Street, Cowboys & Aliens) with Jacob Anderson (Game of Thrones), Pilou Asbæk (Game of Thrones), Dominic Applewhite (The King’s Speech), Iain de Caestecker (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), John Magaro (Carol), Mathilde Ollivier (The Misfortunes of Francois Jane) and Bokeem Woodbine (Fargo). Here is an official description of the film:
On the eve of D-Day, American paratroopers 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 is more going on in this Nazi-occupied village than a simple military operation. They find themselves fighting against supernatural forces, part of a Nazi experiment.