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Bigelow and Boal Chase Ripped-from-Headlines Bergdahl Movie--As Do Fox Searchlight and Todd Field

During the 2012/2013 marketing swing on "Zero Dark Thirty," for whatever reason, Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal tried to separate themselves as distinct entities. She was the director who collaborated with him as her writing and producing partner. And they didn't want to be seen as a romantic couple, either.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 16, 2014 5:28 PM
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In the Works: Director Todd Field to Adapt Jess Walter's Italy-Set Bestseller 'Beautiful Ruins'

Director Todd Field ("Little Children," "In the Bedroom") is set to direct an adaptation of Jess Walter's bestseller "Beautiful Ruins," centering on a near-love affair sparked in Italy in 1962, and rekindled in Hollywood half a century later. Field and Walter will co-pen the screenplay.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 9, 2013 1:35 PM
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