“Zero Dark Thirty,” the epic new film about the decade-long quest to bring down Osama bin Laden, is a movie of such unfathomable complexity that it’s hard to imagine anyone having the wherewithal or skill to corral this thing into a workable narrative. That task fell to the Oscar-winning duo behind Iraq War thriller “The Hurt Locker,” writer Mark Boal and director Kathryn Bigelow.
Bigelow and Boal were able to synthesize… Continue reading Kathryn Bigelow & Mark Boal, 'Zero Dark Thirty' Filmmakers, On Their Osama bin Laden Manhunt Movie
After many controversies, the teaser for Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty” has arrived.
Here, Kathryn Bigelow re-teams with her “Hurt Locker” screenwriter Mark Boal to depict the hunt for notorious terrorist and al-Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden.
While the film’s writer/director are Oscar-winners — and are joined by a stellar cast, which includes Kyle Chandler, Joel Edgerton, Jessica Chastain, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong and Mark Duplass — “Zero Dark Thirty” has not… Continue reading 'Zero Dark Thirty' Teaser: Kathryn Bigelow Osama Bin Laden Film Gets Trailer (VIDEO)
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Kathryn Joosten, the Emmy-winning actress best known as the irascible Karen McCluskey on Desperate Housewives and President Bartlet’s trusty secretary Mrs. Landingham on The West Wing, died Friday, June 1, of lung cancer. She was 72.
Joosten’s memorable roles on the two Emmy-winning dramas — she played the no-nonsense Dolores Landingham on Wing for three seasons and… Continue reading Kathryn Joosten, ‘Desperate Housewives’ and ‘West Wing’ star, dies at 72
Director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal, the Oscar-winning team behind ‘The Hurt Locker,’ are receiving help and script advice from the White House and the Pentagon to make their upcoming movie about the decade-long effort to kill Osama bin Laden, which ended with the successful Navy SEAL raid in May that brought down the al-Qaeda leader.
But the filmmakers are denying… Continue reading Kathryn Bigelow Says Her Bin Laden Film Is Not a Security Risk or an Obama Campaign Ad
Kathryn Bigelow’s SEAL Team 6 film — about the real-life mission to kill Osama bin Laden — doesn’t yet have an official title or a cast, but it does have a release date.
Sony Pictures has set an October 12, 2012 release date for the film, which not only puts it right before the presidential election, but in excellent positioning for awards season.
The project, which reteams Bigelow with ‘Hurt… Continue reading Kathryn Bigelow's SEAL Team Six Film Gets Release Date