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What is Capture The Flag?
It’s the feature length version of our Emmy-Award winning short film REVEILLE.
A Navy Veteran's daily routine of putting up the flag in a retirement community is interrupted when an Army Veteran moves in across the courtyard. They begin a war of one-upmanship as they fight to beat each other to the flag each morning. Available for the first time on Facebook, this 10 minute short film depicts the true-life rivalry between the different divisions of the U.S. Armed Forces and the bond and respect that all Veterans share from having served under one flag.
Posted by Reveille on Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Humorous, heartwarming…an Army veteran and a Navy veteran recruit their elderly neighbors in a feisty game of capture the flag to determine who wins the privilege to raise Old Glory each morning in their shared retirement community.
There is more about this film on our development page: CLICK HERE
Who is Attached?
We have attached Dick Van Dyke and Louis Gossett Jr. to play the two lead roles of the Navy veteran and the Army veteran, with their neighbor recruits of Rance Howard, John Amos, Paul Dooley and Barry Corbin rounding out the cast.
DICK VAN DYKE: An American actor, comedian, singer, dancer, writer, and producer. The older brother of Jerry Van Dyke and father of Barry Van Dyke, his entertainment career has spanned almost seven decades. After gaining recognition on radio and Broadway, Van Dyke became known for his role as Rob Petrie on the CBS television sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, which ran from 1961 to 1966. He also gained significant popularity for roles in the musical films Bye Bye Birdie (1963), Mary Poppins (1964), and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968). His other prominent film appearances include roles in Dick Tracy (1990), Curious George (2006), and Night at the Museum (2006). Recipient of five Primetime Emmys, a Tony and a Grammy Award, Van Dyke was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1995. He received the Screen Actors Guild’s highest honor, the SAG Life Achievement Award, in 2013.
LOUIS GOSSETT JR.: An American actor, best known for his Academy Award-winning role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman, and his Emmy Award-winning role as Fiddler in the 1977 ABC television miniseries Roots. Gossett has also starred in numerous film productions including A Raisin In The Sun, Skin Game, Travels with My Aunt, The Laughing Policeman, The Deep, Jaws 3-D (1983), Wolfgang Petersen’s Enemy Mine, the Iron Eagle series, Toy Soldiers and The Punisher, in an acting career that spans over five decades.
RANCE HOWARD: An American actor who has starred in film and on television. He is the father of actor, producer, and film director Ron Howard, and the grandfather of the actress Bryce Dallas Howard. Howard has acted in over 100 films, including the 1967 movie Cool Hand Luke, as Dottie and Kit’s father in A League of Their Own, as Woody Grant’s brother in Nebraska, and also including great parts in Splash, Cocoon, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind, Cinderella Man, Angels and Demons and Frost/Nixon.
JOHN AMOS: An American actor who played James Evans, Sr. on the 1970s television series Good Times. His television work includes roles in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, the miniseries Roots, for which he received an Emmy nomination, and a recurring role as Admiral Percy Fitzwallace on The West Wing. He also played the father of Will Smith’s character’s girlfriend, Lisa Wilkes, in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and also played Major Grant, the US Special forces officer in Die Hard 2. He has received nominations for a Primetime Emmy Award and NAACP Image Award.
BARRY CORBIN: An American actor with more than 100 film and television credits, including as General Beringer in WarGames, John Travolta’s uncle Bob Davis in Urban Cowboy, co-starring with Clint Eastwood in Any Which Way You Can, or Roscoe Brown, July Johnson’s bumbling deputy in the acclaimed western Lonesome Dove and local business leader Maurice Minnifield on CBS’s Northern Exposure, for which he received an Emmy Award nomination.
We have also added Barry Van Dyke as a Producer on the film and Allan Graf as Second Unit Director and Stunt Coordinator!
BARRY VAN DYKE: An American actor, writer, producer and director and the second son of actor and entertainer Dick Van Dyke and nephew of Jerry Van Dyke. He is best known to audiences as Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan, a homicide detective and the son of Dr. Mark Sloan (played by Dick Van Dyke) on Diagnosis: Murder. His other television work includes a starring role in Galactica 1980 as Lieutenant Dillon, and appearances in Remington Steele, The Love Boat, Magnum, P.I., The Dukes of Hazzard, as Ace Combat Pilot and former M.I.A. soldier St. John Hawke in the fourth and final season of Airwolf, The A-Team, Gun Shy, Murder, She Wrote, Mork & Mindy, and The Redd Foxx Show.
ALLAN GRAF: An American athlete, film actor, stuntman and director with more than 35 years’ experience in the film making industry. A high school All-American football player at San Fernando in Los Angeles, California, Graf played offensive guard for the undefeated national champion University of Southern California Trojans in 1972. After a brief experience playing professional football, Graf stumbled into stunt work, and over time has become a respected stunt coordinator in Hollywood, coordinating stunts in football movies like Any Given Sunday and Friday Night Lights. Graf likes to cast himself in onscreen stunt roles, and has appeared in many television shows and movies. Recently Graf has become known as a second unit director, initially running second unit for comedies like Wayne’s World, The Replacements and The Waterboy, then moving on to award-winning projects like We Were Soldiers and Jerry McGuire.
We are very happy and proud to have these incredible men on this movie!
What is Brothers’ Ink Productions?
In 2004, twin brothers Adam Montierth & Donovan Montierth along with writing partner, Jason Walters, wrote, produced and directed a little 35mm film that changed their lives. That film, which started out as a tribute to their grandfather, was called Reveille and starred film and American Forces Veteran’s David Huddleston and James McEachin. Reveille soon was screened at over 50 film festivals, winning over 20 awards and was shown on The Pentagon Channel and the American Forces Network. In 2007, it was viewed by the Armed Forces in Balad, Iraq, became a viral sensation by being viewed to over 5 million people on Google Video (before there was YouTube) and won the twins an Emmy Award.
We are actively pursuing production partners and distribution for the film. If you are interested, please contact us through our email: CTF@brothers-ink.com
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