Osama bin Laden

Inside the Best Picture Nominees: A deep dive into 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Image Credit: Jonathan Olley

Name: Zero Dark Thirty

Release date: Limited release: Dec. 19; wide release: Jan. 11

DVD release date: N/A

Run time: 2 hours, 37 minutes

Box office: First weekend (wide): $24.4 million; total domestic (so far): $71.8 million

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93 percent

Read Full Story

Release date for Navy SEAL's bin Laden account moved up

Penguin Group is clearly expecting a big response to No Easy Day, a former Navy SEAL’s first-hand account of the raid that successfully killed Osama bin Laden. Plans for the high-profile book have been changing day to day. Dutton, an imprint of Penguin, announced yesterday that the publication date will move from the previously announced Sept.

Read Full Story

Kathryn Bigelow provided no unauthorized info for bin Laden film, says Sec. of Defense

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says no unauthorized information was provided to filmmakers producing a movie on the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

Panetta, the former CIA director, told the Senate Wednesday that there is a Defense Department office that works with movie producers. But he insisted that no one in the department released any unauthorized material.

Read Full Story

Two more actors joining hunt for Osama bin Laden takedown movie


Image Credit: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

Two more actors will be joining the posse on bin Laden’s trail.

The Oscar-winning duo behind The Hurt Locker, director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal, will soon begin shooting their film about the takedown of the elusive terrorist leader, and they’re adding a few more names to the cast, according to sources close to the film.

Read Full Story