Tag Archives: September 11 attacks

Central Intelligence Agency says Kathryn Bigelow’s film “Zero Dark Thirty” is not accurate

The Central Intelligence Agency has issued a statement about Kathryn Bigelow’s film “Zero Dark Thirty.” This must be a first. I can’t remember a time the austere CIA said anything about a Hollywood film. But they are not happy. Of course this will probably create more interest in Bigelow’s film[...]

Kim Kardashian donates $50,000 to The Trevor Project

HollywoodNews.com: Kim Kardashian is trying to do some good and has donated $50,000 that she raised during a fundraiser to The Trevor Project, an organization that aims to help LGBT teens dealing with suicidal issues. Kim raised the money when she visited the Cantor Fitzgerald offices in New York and went[...]

Kathryn Bigelow’s Bin Laden drama could be pushed to 2013

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Kathryn Bigelow’s follow-up to her Oscar-winning “The Hurt Locker” was going to attract attention mo matter the topic. But when it was revealed that she was mounting a military drama about our nation’s hunt for Osama Bin Laden with “Hurt Locker” screenwriter Mark Boal, our interest level[...]

Sam Harris also reflects on September 11, 2001

HollywoodNews.com: Another 9/11 reflection, this one from singer Sam Harris who shared this via Facebook: “Thinking about 10 years ago. I was to take a flight, and make my official move, to LA from NY on Sept 11th, and changed my flight to the 10th as I had finished working on[...]

Disney withdraws Navy SEAL Team 6 request

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It was lining up to be a potential Jerry Bruckheimer production, or a possible successor to the “National Treasure” franchise. But now another studio will be telling the story of the Navy’s SEAL Team 6, the unit that captured and killed Osama Bin Laden. Walt Disney Co. withdrew[...]

Bin Laden film, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, adds Edgerton

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It’s going to need a rewrite, but Kathryn Bigelow’s in-the-making Osama Bin Laden film, once titled “Kill Bin Laden,” has added its first actor. The amazing Joel Edgerton, primarily known for the crime noir “Animal Kingdom,” has been cast as a special operative in Bigelow’s film, according[...]

Jon Stewart, “Daily Show” win night’s best Bin Laden report

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jon Stewart showed last night why many Americans turn to “The Daily Show” for their news over traditional television outlets such as ABC, CBS or NBC. The talk show host and comedian didn’t bother to mask his glee when reporting on the much-covered death of 9/11 mastermind[...]

Celebrities react on Twitter to Osama bin Laden death

HollywoodNews.com: President Obama announced yesterday that Osama bin Laden had been killed which led to a number of celebrities taking to Twitter to discuss what went down. Lindsay Lohan kept her reaction simple and happy: “Go USA!” states UsMagazine.com. And while Katy Perry was also happy, she seemed to be a[...]

The Rock knew Osama Bin Laden was dead before you did

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: President Barack Obama broke into televised programming Sunday evening to announce to the nation and the world that the United States had captured and killed Osama Bin Laden, the terrorist leader of Al Qaeda, following a near-10-year search. Later, we learned that Bin Laden had been buried[...]