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    Bigelow and Boal Talk 'Zero Dark Thirty' with Nightline: Controversy, Meticulous Recreation & Chastain's Character

    Check out this interview by ABC's Martha Raddatz with "Zero Dark Thirty" director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal, in which the two talk about the controversy surrounding classified information that arose before the film began shooting, meticulously recreating the house in Abbottobad, the...

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    Jessica Chastain Centers In New 'Zero Dark Thirty' Images & TV Spot; Filmmakers Could Make A Prequel Hunt Movie

    In the opening moments of the thriller-cum-action drama "Zero Dark Thirty," the picture displays text onscreen that reads, “based on firsthand accounts of actual events.” “I don’t want to play fast and loose with history,” Mark Boal, the screenwriter o...

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    New Documents Give Details Of Kathryn Bigelow & Mark Boal's Not-So-Nefarious Access To CIA Files For 'Zero Dark Thirty'

    “There's no political agenda in the film. Full stop. Period.” As much as screenwriter Mark Boal may wish his words would guide public knowledge about the Kathryn Bigelow-directed film, “Zero Dark Thirty” -- which details the U.S. government's raid on Osama bin Laden as depicted through Boal's script...

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    Kathryn Bigelow & Writer Mark Boal Did Get Their Hands On Classified Info After All For 'Zero Dark Thirty'

    Remember last year when allegations flew that director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal had gained access to some classified or, at the very least top level intelligence about the raid that would end up killing Osama Bin Laden for their film "Zero Dark Thirty"? Well, it looks like they did. Ruh ...

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    Kathryn Bigelow's 'Zero Dark Thirty' Casts Little Known Israeli Actor Yoav Levy As Bin Laden's Third In Command

    While lensing on the Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal reunion for the newly-titled "Zero Dark Thirty" has already began, the duo look to be casting on-the-fly with little known Israeli theater actor Yoav Levy now joining the project as Osama Bin Laden's reported third-in-command, Abu...

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    'Snabba Cash' & 'Safe House' Star Fares Fares Joins Kathryn Bigelow's 'Kill Bin Laden'

    On the back of an offer out to Joel Kinnanman to take on the titular role in Jose Padhida's "Robocop" reboot, it looks like another acting protege of young Swedish helmer Daniel Espinosa is making waves in Hollywood. After featuring in both "Snabba Cash" films and "Safe ...

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    Kathryn Bigelow's Untitled Seal 6 Film Is Not A Nefarious Plot To Get President Obama Re-Elected

    Kathryn Bigelow & Mark Boal Refute Charges Made Against ThemKathryn Bigelow's upcoming project about the takedown of Osama bin Laden has been the subject of much speculation. Originally set to be based on a true story about an unspecified military black ops mission, the film was shaken up by the surprise news of Osama bin Laden's death this spring, with reports quickly following that the Bigelow film would include the 40-minute firefight that killed bin Laden, with screenwriter Mark Boal -- a former investigative journalist -- using his research and resources to build out that portion of the film. And apparently, his sourcing is making folks ...

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    Topical! Joel Edgerton Will Try To 'Kill Bin Laden,' If Kathryn Bigelow Gets Her Way

    But Will The Events Of Last Night Scupper The Project?Update: Variety reports that the Bigelow/Boal team will now include the 40-minute firefight that killed Osama Bin Laden. Boal, a former investigative reporter, continues to research and uses his resources to build the script, but casting is appar...

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    'The Hurt Locker' Scribe Mark Boal To Produce, Possibly Write Julian Assange Picture

    Paul Greengrass Circling Other Julian Assange Pic In Development Based On His Forthcoming MemoirUpdate: Deadline reveals that Paul Greengrass "might [be]come attached" to a film that is being developed based on a forthcoming memoir from the Nobel Peace Prize nominee.

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    Kathryn Bigelow's Black Ops Thriller Gets Financing, Starts Shooting This Summer

    When you're a writing and directing duo coming off an Oscar win, things move quickly for you as Mark Boal and Kathryn Bigelow are proving today. Shortly after reports this morning suggested their newest untitled and under wraps project was going to be about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden and be taken ...

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