OK, let’s try this again. About 24 hours ago we told you that the low-budget ($10m or so) ‘international black ops thriller’ by Katherine Bigelow and Mark Boal, her writer on The Hurt Locker, was being repped for international sales by IM Global, and that it might have something to do with the hunt for Osama Bin Laden. Mark Boal’s reps quickly squashed that report, but it turns out that an update on the film didn’t come out of nowhere. The film is now fully financed, and will shoot this summer, with Bigelow and Boal’s Triple Frontier to go before cameras afterward. Read More »

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