The new film adaptation of the classic book will also star actors Paul Giamatti and Rhys Ifans.
The Powerhouse wildfire, which has blackened 30,000 acres and forced thousands to evacuate their homes, suggests climate change is making fire seasons longer, analysts say.
So far this year, dozens of wildfires have been traced to shooting. But politicians are hesitant to restrict gun use and gun rights advocates are skeptical of the link between shooting and fire.
Grounded for a day after a deadly crash in South Dakota, firefighting C-130 tankers have taken to the skies again. The questions remain about whether the Forest Service has enough air power.
The decision by the military to put seven C-130s on an indefinite 'operational hold' has removed critical firefighting aircraft from the skies during one of the busiest and most destructive wildfire seasons ever to hit the West.