LaBeouf eyes role in the ensemble thriller.

Shia LaBeouf has reportedly entered into talks to join Brad Pitt on the cast of writer/director David Ayer’s WWII ensemble thriller ‘Fury.’

Set to begin filming in September with a late 2014 release date set, the action thriller is set in 1945 as the Nazi regime collapses and follows on the commander of a Sherman tank and its five-man crew as they embark on a heroic mission that becomes a battle for survival against a desperate German army.

LaBeouf would be playing a member of the crew. The ‘Transformers’ star recently wrapped filming on Lars von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac,’ and will next be seen starring in Robert Redford’s political action thriller ‘The Company You Keep,’ opening in Irish cinemas in June.