The Ang Lee drama is based on a novel about an Army unit that survives a fierce battle in Iraq and becomes heroes back home.
The "Tron: Legacy" star is set to take a lead role in director Ang Lee's adaptation of the 2012 novel.
Last night's Academy Awards ceremony was a story of upset and redemption, as Life of Pi's Ang Lee beat out early favorite Steven Spielberg for best director, and Ben Affleck, long the butt of jokes for his work in front of the camera, accepted the trophy for best picture of Argo.
The Directors Guild of America has announced the nominees for its annual honors, considered a reliable predictor for the Academy Awards: Ben Affleck, Kathryn Bigelow, Tom Hooper, Ang Lee and Steven Spielberg.
Fox has released an international trailer for direct Ang Lee's adaptation of Life of Pi, which tells the story of an Indian boy marooned on a lifeboat with only a Bengal tiger to keep him company. The film is due in theaters Nov. 21.
Despite critical acclaim, the Edward Norton version of Marvel's engine of destruction still pulled in less opening weekend cash than Ang Lee's take. We break down all the relevant issues.