Bigelow: Osama Movie ‘Accurate’

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 17:  Presenter/director Kathryn Bigelow onstage during ELLE's 18th Annual Women in Hollywood Tribute held at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 17, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images For ELLE)

    John Shearer

    Just 19 months ago, Osama bin Laden was assassinated by an elite group of Navy SEALs. And on Dec. 19, a major Hollywood film detailing that raid, Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty, will hit theaters. Those worried about a Hollywoodization of the ordeal need not worry, Bigelow says, calling it a “very accurate rendition” of what happened. She even built a full replica of the house bin Laden was killed in, so that every detail would be correct, “down to who was on what step when, how they went around a corner.” In an interview with Entertainment Weekly alongside screenwriter Mark Boal, Bigelow also dismisses accusations that they were given inappropriate access to classified information.

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