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Miles Teller Deals With PTSD In Thank You For Your Service Trailer

Three soldiers have to deal with the pressure of returning home in the first trailer for Thank You For Your Service. The movie, based on David Finkel's non-fiction book of the same name, stars Miles Teller as Adam Schumann, the soldier at the center of the story who struggles with PTSD after his time in Iraq.

Adam begins the trailer by talking about his job in Iraq, where he was tasked with looking out for bombs. As he notes, you can never see the bomb unless the makers want you to, but Adam seems to have a special propensity for feeling when bombs are near. "I was a good soldier," he says. "I had purpose and I loved it."

Things become difficult, though, when he goes home to his wife Saskia (Haley Bennett) and his two kids, who he has been apart from for a long while. Adam's nightmares keep him from sleeping through the night, but he lies to his family and blames it on the time difference. 

As it turns out, Adam was a hero in the army, with two commendation letters and an achievement medal to his name. However, he kept this all a secret from his family and appears to hold some guilt about his time overseas. "You never told me you were a hero," Saskia says to him. "Don't spare me the details. I can take anything but quiet." 

Adam eventually opens up to a therapist about the specific incident that is getting to him, in which he seems to have gotten distracted and missed a bomb, which injures some of his fellow soldiers. "I know this don't look like much of a life, but every morning I get up I'm grateful," his fellow soldier tells him. "I'm alive because of you." Despite this, Adam insists he's not a hero, saying he was just doing his duty to look after his brothers. 

Beulah Koale, Scott Haze, Joe Cole, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Brad Beyer, and Amy Schumer also star in Thank You For Your Service, which was written and directed by Jason Hall, an Academy Award nominee for American Sniper. The movie is set for an Oct. 27 release; while we wait, see the much darker ending Hall originally penned for American Sniper.