Todd Phillips

Shia LaBeouf and James Corden almost starred in War Dogs: See audition footage

One of James Corden’s guests on Tuesday’s Late Late Show was War Dogs director Todd Phillips. However, Corden and Phillips didn’t talk much about the movie itself, which stars Miles Teller and Jonah Hill as a pair of amateur arms dealers. Instead, Phillips and Corden reminisced about what the movie could’ve been, years ago when the director was first working on it. At that time, Shia LaBeouf was set to play Hill’s character, and Corden came in to read for Teller’s part.

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War Dogs: Miles Teller, Jonah Hill do dirty deeds in new trailer

The Hangover trilogy may be history, but a new trailer for director Todd Phillips’ upcoming film War Dogs delivers on his familiar soft-boiled action and hard-edged comedy.

Warner Bros. Pictures released the new preview Thursday, giving a deeper look into the war-torn comedic drama starring Miles Teller and Jonah Hill. The true story follows two young men, David Packouz (Teller) and Efraim Diveroli (Hill), who win a $300 million government contract to arm America’s allies in Afghanistan. 

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