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  1. Two Bowe Bergdahl Film Projects Battle for Green Light

    6:09 pm 6/16/2014

    Mark Boal and Todd Field are writing competing projects about the controversial figure who spent five years in captivity, though Berghdal's life rights are still up for grabs.Read more

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  2. Mark Boal Company Scores Megan Ellison as Backer, Taps Hugo Lindgren as President

    9:11 pm 5/5/2014

    Boal, who wrote and produced "The Hurt Locker" and "Zero Dark Thirty," is ramping up his Page 1 production company with a goal of teaming journalists with film and TV studios.Read more

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  3. Leon Panetta Revealed Secret Info to 'Zero Dark Thirty' Screenwriter

    8:00 am 12/11/2013

    Newly declassified documents show that the former CIA director disclosed details about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden during a speech he didn't know Mark Boal was attending.Read more

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  4. Judge: Secret Told to 'Zero Dark Thirty' Filmmakers Won't Be Shared

    11:56 am 8/29/2013

    Just because Kathryn Bigelow knows something, that doesn't mean the information is "truly public."Read more

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  5. Memo Suggests CIA Shaped 'Zero Dark Thirty' Narrative

    4:15 pm 5/6/2013

    Screenwriter Mark Boal responds that certain requests were honored to "keep operational details and the identity of the participants confidential."Read more

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  6. Senate Drops 'Zero Dark Thirty' Probe

    3:15 pm 2/25/2013

    One day after the film is saved from an Oscars shutout by a rare tie, investigators end the high-profile investigation into the filmmakers' access.Read more

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  7. 'Zero Dark Thirty' Faces Protest From 9/11 Victim's Family

    4:42 pm 2/23/2013

    The use of real voices in the Sony film was "just outrageous, and totally poor judgment," said the brother of American Airlines flight 11 attendant Betty Ong.Read more

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  8. 'Zero Dark Thirty' Screenwriter: I Should Be Able to Write 'Bin Laden Was Killed by Aliens' If I Wanted

    11:43 am 2/16/2013

    In a new interview, Mark Boal also stated "Zero Dark Thirty" has been used as a "publicity tool" by politicians who want to advance an agenda. Read more

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  9. On Eve of Oscars, 'Zero Dark Thirty's' Jessica Chastain Is Finally Able to Relax (Video)

    4:45 pm 2/9/2013

    "Some people say I'm a workaholic, but I don't think that's what it is," recounts the actress to THR. "I think I just love it so much and, for me, it doesn't feel like work."Read more

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  10. Kathryn Bigelow Rejects Torture, Addresses 'Zero Dark Thirty' Criticism

    7:49 am 1/16/2013

    The Oscar-winning director penned an essay for the L.A. Times, writing, "I support all protests against the use of torture, and, quite simply, inhumane treatment of any kind."Read more

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