‘Orange is the New Black’ Actor Pablo Schreiber Joins Michael Bay’s ’13 Hours’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Pablo Schreiber is in final negotiations to join John Krasinski in Michael Bay’s Benghazi thriller “13 Hours.”

Paramount is distributing the pic which recounts the attack on the U.S. Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA Annex in Benghazi, Libya, on the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11.

Schreiber will play one of the members of the six-man security team that fought to defend the many Americans stationed at the compound. Paramount had no comment.

Chuck Hogan penned the script based on Mitchell Zuckoff’s book “Thirteen Hours: A Firsthand Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi,” to which Paramount acquired rights in February before it was published. Erwin Stoff produces through 3 Arts Entertainment’s production shingle.

Plan is to go into production this spring.

Schreiber broke out with a strong recurring role on the second season of “The Wire” and “Weeds” before getting the role of prison guard George “Pornstache” Mendez on Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black.” “13 Hours” would mark his strongest film role to date.

Coming off the latest season of “Orange is the New Black,” Schreiber can be seen next in the HBO drama “The Brink.” He is repped by ICM Partners and Circle of Confusion.

More Film

  • Robert Redford Sundance 2017 opening conference

    Robert Redford Says #MeToo Movement Will Give Women More Opportunities in Hollywood

    Pablo Schreiber is in final negotiations to join John Krasinski in Michael Bay’s Benghazi thriller “13 Hours.” Paramount is distributing the pic which recounts the attack on the U.S. Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA Annex in Benghazi, Libya, on the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11. Schreiber will play one of the members of […]

  • American Animals

    First Look at Poster for Buzzy Sundance Heist Film 'American Animals' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Pablo Schreiber is in final negotiations to join John Krasinski in Michael Bay’s Benghazi thriller “13 Hours.” Paramount is distributing the pic which recounts the attack on the U.S. Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA Annex in Benghazi, Libya, on the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11. Schreiber will play one of the members of […]

  • Indie Sales Acquires Claus Drexel’s Daring

    Indie Sales Acquires Claus Drexel’s Daring Documentary 'America' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Pablo Schreiber is in final negotiations to join John Krasinski in Michael Bay’s Benghazi thriller “13 Hours.” Paramount is distributing the pic which recounts the attack on the U.S. Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA Annex in Benghazi, Libya, on the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11. Schreiber will play one of the members of […]

  • Rachel Weisz Cloud One

    Rachel Weisz to Star in Sci-Fi Movie 'Cloud One' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Pablo Schreiber is in final negotiations to join John Krasinski in Michael Bay’s Benghazi thriller “13 Hours.” Paramount is distributing the pic which recounts the attack on the U.S. Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA Annex in Benghazi, Libya, on the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11. Schreiber will play one of the members of […]

  • Agnes Varda Sets Off to New

    Iconic French Director Agnes Varda Sets Off to New Film Journey with MK2 (EXCLUSIVE)

    Pablo Schreiber is in final negotiations to join John Krasinski in Michael Bay’s Benghazi thriller “13 Hours.” Paramount is distributing the pic which recounts the attack on the U.S. Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA Annex in Benghazi, Libya, on the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11. Schreiber will play one of the members of […]

  • Lara Croft Defies Death in New

    Lara Croft Defies Death in New 'Tomb Raider' Trailer

    Pablo Schreiber is in final negotiations to join John Krasinski in Michael Bay’s Benghazi thriller “13 Hours.” Paramount is distributing the pic which recounts the attack on the U.S. Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA Annex in Benghazi, Libya, on the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11. Schreiber will play one of the members of […]

  • Justin Paul, Alexandre Desplat and Benj

    Golden Globes Music Sweep Is a Kraft-Engel Production

    Pablo Schreiber is in final negotiations to join John Krasinski in Michael Bay’s Benghazi thriller “13 Hours.” Paramount is distributing the pic which recounts the attack on the U.S. Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA Annex in Benghazi, Libya, on the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11. Schreiber will play one of the members of […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content