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Could the release of "Zero Dark Thirty" provoke violent protests against the U.S. in response to the film's searing depictions of "enhanced interrogation" — the coercive, super-secret and bitterly debated methods used by the CIA against al Qaeda terrorism suspects?
Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal were knee-deep in preparing the follow-up to their Oscar-winning "The Hurt Locker," a film that would chronicle the manhunt for Osama bin Laden, his escape in Tora Bora and the vanishing trail of the world's most wanted man.
Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal were knee-deep in preparing a film — their follow-up to their Oscar-winning "The Hurt Locker — that would chronicle the manhunt for Osama bin Laden, his escape in Tora Bora, Afghanistan, and the vanishing trail of the world's most-wanted man.
Obama administration officials offered Hollywood filmmakers access to a member of the top secret Navy SEALs team that killed Osama bin Laden last year, newly released documents show.
"We have no information to offer you to corroborate these new assertions," Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. James Gregory said. "Neither the article ... nor the book are official accounts."
He said Pentagon officials did not pre-screen the movie and were not involved in writing the script.