Movie News

Jason Clarke Set To Star In Hunt For Bin Laden Blockbuster

Jason Clarke Set To Star In Hunt For Bin Laden Blockbuster

Rising Aussie film star Jason Clarke (”The Wettest Country In The World”) has been announced as the first actor set to appear in a film about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden, according to

Kathryn Bigelow (”The Hurt Locker”) is set to direct the as yet untitled film, which has found a home with Sony Pictures in collaboration with Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures. Several other veterans from ”The Hurt Locker” have also come on board for the project, with Mark Boal set to produce alongside Ellison and Greg Shapiro.

Clarke will play a terrorist hunter in service of the U.S. during their efforts to hunt down Bin Laden.

It was rumoured that fellow Aussies Sam Worthington (”Avatar”, ”Clash of the Titans”) and Joel Edgerton (“The Thing”) were also being courted to appear in the film – presumably in the same role Clarke (“Brotherhood”) is set for.

An elite group of actors – Guy Pearce (”The King’s Speech”, ”The Hurt Locker”), Tom Hardy (”Inception”, ”The Dark Knight Rises”) and Jennifer Ehle (”Contagion”) among them – are also in discussion for roles in the film; however, availability could be an issue as the plan is to start production in early 2012.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Movie News

Ashleigh's work has been read in the likes of Star News and Blockbuster Interaction. Also co-hosted a program on Monash Radio. Studied Journalism at University.

More in Movie News


Stallone wants Khan in Expendables 4

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015

How Suicide Squad changed an Arrow storyline

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015

Care to watch a black-and-white version of Mad Max : Fury Road?

Editorial StaffMay 24, 2015

Vikander may be new Bourne girl

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015

First look : Ridley Scott’s The Martian

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
HANNIBAL -- "Mizumono" Episode 213 -- Pictured: Mads Mikkelsen as Hannibal Lecter -- (Photo by: Brooke Palmer/NBC)

Preview look at Hannibal season three

Ashleigh DaviesMay 24, 2015

Mission : Impossible 6 in development

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015

Twin Peaks episode count doubled!

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015

Now You See Me 3 is in the works at Lionsgate

Ashleigh DaviesMay 23, 2015