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Wednesday, August 8, 2012
No Obama in upcoming film "Zero Dark Thirty"
Photo Credit: EW.com
Don’t expect to see President Obama in Zero Dark Thirty—the soon to be
released film about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. According to
“The makers of a film say President Obama won't be a character in it.
"There's no political agenda in the film -- full stop -- period," says
Mark Boal, the screenwriter for Zero Dark Thirty, which is set for release in December. "A lot of people are
going to be surprised when they see the film," Boal told
Entertainment Weekly." For example, the president is not depicted in the movie. He's just not in the movie." Instead, Zero Dark Thirty will focus on military and intelligence officials involved in the raid that killed the al-Qaeda leader.
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