Kathryn Bigelow Is Making An Osama Bin Laden Movie

The Oscar-winning director and her Hurt Locker collaborator Mark Boal had already been meeting with actors for a movie about the failed 2001 attempt to kill Osama Bin Laden. Its future is unclear as they re-evaluate the project. » 5/02/11 1:48pm 5/02/11 1:48pm

Screenwriter's Floppy Hair Is A Beacon For All Gentlemankind

The Hurt Locker screenwriter Mark Boal's life is pretty great these days! An Oscar at 36, the rumored affections of Hollywood's hottest woman, and now inspiring your very own hair trend story! Who says Hollywood abuses writers? [NYO] » 3/17/10 6:40pm 3/17/10 6:40pm

The Hurt Locker Is Unrealistic. Or Too Realistic. Whatever.

The man featured in the Mark Boal Playboy story that inspired The Hurt Locker is suing its producers, claiming he was cheated out of his rightful "financial participation." Boal claims that the movie is fiction the soldier originally praised. [LAT] » 3/03/10 5:30pm 3/03/10 5:30pm

Kathryn Bigelow To Direct Film Based On Journalist's Taliban Kidnapping

She's attached to a film based on New York Times reporter David Rohde's first-person "Held By The Taliban." Already in the works: Triple Frontier, a reunion with Hurt Locker screenwriter Mark Boal, about crime on the Brazil-Paraguay-Argentina border. [THR] » 1/15/10 4:20pm 1/15/10 4:20pm