Generation Kill (miniseries)

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Generation Kill is an American seven-part television miniseries produced for HBO that aired from July 13 to August 24, 2008. It is based on Evan Wright's 2004 book Generation Kill, about his experience as an embedded reporter with the US Marine Corps' 1st Reconnaissance Battalion during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and was adapted for television by David Simon, Ed Burns, and Wright.[1] The miniseries was directed by Susanna White and Simon Cellan Jones and produced by Andrea Calderwood. The ensemble cast includes Alexander Skarsgård as Sergeant Brad 'Iceman' Colbert, James Ransone as Corporal Josh Ray Person, and Lee Tergesen as Wright.

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Generation Kill
GenreWar drama
Based onGeneration Kill
by Evan Wright
Written byDavid Simon
Ed Burns
Evan Wright
Directed bySusanna White
Simon Cellan Jones
StarringAlexander Skarsgård
James Ransone
Lee Tergesen
Jon Huertas
Stark Sands
Billy Lush
Jonah Lotan
Wilson Bethel
Pawel Szajda
Marc Menchaca
Rey Valentin
Kellan Lutz
Mike Figueroa
Josh Barrett
Rudy Reyes
Rich McDonald
Eric Ladin
Chance Kelly
Eric Nenninger
Brian Patrick Wade
Neal Jones
Michael Kelly
David Barrera
Benjamin Busch
Owain Yeoman
J. Salome Martinez
Nabil Elouahabi
Robert John Burke
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes7
ProducerAndrea Calderwood
Production locationsMozambique
CinematographyIvan Strasburg
EditorsJason Krasucki
Oral Norrie Ottey
Running time63–69 minutes
Production companiesCompany Pictures
Blown Deadline Productions
BudgetUS$56 million
Original networkHBO
Original releaseJuly 13 (2008-07-13) 
August 24, 2008 (2008-08-24)