Taking Chance

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Taking Chance is a 2009 American historical drama television film directed by Ross Katz. It is based upon the experiences of Marine Colonel Michael Strobl, who escorted the body of a fallen Marine, PFC Chance Phelps, back to his hometown from the Iraq War.
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Taking Chance is a 2009 American historical drama television film directed by Ross Katz. It is based upon the experiences of Marine Colonel Michael Strobl, who escorted the body of a fallen Marine, PFC Chance Phelps, back to his hometown from the Iraq War.

Original Release

02/21/2009

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Cast

Kevin Bacon LtCol Mike Strobl
Tom Aldredge Charlie Fitts
Nicholas Art Nate Strobl
Blanche Baker Chris Phelps
Guy Boyd Gary Hargrove / Robert Orndoff
Gordon Clapp Tom Garrett
Emily Wickersham Kelley Phelps
Tom Bloom Navy Chaplain
James Castanien Robert Orndoff
Mike Colter MGySgt Demetry
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Ross Katz

Writers

Michael Strobl, Ross Katz

Cast

Kevin Bacon LtCol Mike Strobl
Tom Aldredge Charlie Fitts
Nicholas Art Nate Strobl
Blanche Baker Chris Phelps
Guy Boyd Gary Hargrove / Robert Orndoff
Gordon Clapp Tom Garrett
Emily Wickersham Kelley Phelps
Tom Bloom Navy Chaplain
James Castanien Robert Orndoff
Mike Colter MGySgt Demetry
Joel De La Fuente Ticketing Agent
Liza Colón-Zayas Ticketing Agent
Ann Dowd Gretchen
Tate Ellington A.V. Scott
Noah Fleiss Army Sergeant
Julian Gamble Jeff Mack
Enver Gjokaj Corporal Arenz
Brendan Griffin Major Thompson
Danny Hoch TSA Agent
Ruby Jerins Olivia Strobl

Producers

Ross Katz Executive Producer
Brad Krevoy Executive Producer
William Teitler Executive Producer
Cathy Wischner-Sola Executive Producer
Fred Berger Producer
Lori Keith Douglas Producer
Frank Schaeffer Producer

Editors

Brian A. Kates, Lee Percy

2010 Golden Globe Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2010 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2009 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie Won
2009 Emmy Outstanding Main Title Design Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score) Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Made for Television Movie Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
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