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2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Martin Freeman is Sean Langan

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is a 2016 American biographical war comedy-drama film directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, and written by Robert Carlock, based on the memoir The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Kim Barker. The film stars Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Christopher Abbott, Alfred Molina, and Billy Bob Thornton. It was released on March 4, 2016 by Paramount Pictures.

The film was originally titled The Taliban Shuffle and Fun House, before settling on Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. (“Whiskey-tango-foxtrot” represents the NATO phonetic alphabet letters WTF, military slang for “What the fuck?”).

*Read Sean Langan’s article for Spectator Life about his meeting with Tina Fey

*Read more about Whiskey Tango Foxtrot on Wikipedia and the IMDb website