Molina to Star in the War Drama “The Yellow Birds”

Daniel Jose Molina has yellow fever…

The Latino actor has landed a role in The Yellow Birds, the Cinelou-backed war drama about two young soldiers who become friends in boot camp.

Daniel Jose Molina

The elder (Alden Ehrenreich) promises to take care of his buddy (Tye Sheridan), but it becomes increasingly difficult in wartime.

Jack Huston and Jennifer Aniston co-star.

Newcomer Molina will play Vasquez, but no additional details about the character have been released.

He previously spent three seasons at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, appearing in the productions of The Tempest; Water by the Spoonful; A Streetcar Named Desire; Cymbeline; Romeo and Juliet and Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella.

He was the recipient of the 2011 National Irene Ryan Acting Award.