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Bin Laden movie in the works

The capture of the century, told on-screen

Kathryn Bigelow (pictured) and Mark Boal--remember those names? Of course you do, it’s the inspiring duo that brought us The Hurt Locker in 2008. They’ve gotten together again for a new project, this time based on the attack, and subsequent taking out, of Osama Bin Laden at his Abbotabad, Pakistan compound. The operation was led by a team of Navy Seal officers, and the film’s script is based on ... more >

Kathryn Bigelow’s tangles with Congress

The Hurt Locker cineaste is throwing it down

Director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal, the talented team behind the highly successful Hurt Locker and now working on a film about the hunt for Bin Laden, are being taken to task by Rep. Peter King (R-NY). The New York congressman wondered whether the filmmakers’ had cooperation from government agencies and special access to classified information. In other words, did the team receive ... more >