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Laden death affects Kathryn Bigelow's new movie

“The Hurt Locker” director will have to retool “Kill Bin Laden””The Hurt Locker” director will have to retool “Kill Bin Laden”

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The recent death of Osama bin Laden will mean changes for the Oscar-winning Hurt Locker team’s next movie. Director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal had been working on a film version of the book Kill Bin Laden, about the failed 2001 attempt to take out the al-Qaeda leader. The duo hoped to shoot the film this summer with independent financing from Annapurna Pictures. They still plan to move forward, but the script will change to include a much more triumphant (and Hollywood-friendly) ending.