- Wed Oct 31, 2012, 6:39 AM GMT
The 'Chasing Mavericks' star will tackle the lead role in the soccer movie, which is based on the infamous match between the German 'super team' and the starving Ukrainian team during WWII era.READ MORE
Dynamo is based on the landmark soccer game that took place between an occupied Ukrainian soccer team and their Nazi captors during World War II. Butler will star as Nikolai Trusevich, the all-star goalie who served as a cornerstone and leader for his team, and ultimately inspired the entire battered city of Kiev, Ukraine. To stem a rising tide of resistance and establish Aryan superiority, the Nazi's set up a match pitting the starving Ukrainians against a 'super team' of German players that to this day is still known as "The Death Match".