MEDIAITE: First Trailer For Controversial Movie About Bin Laden Manhunt Debuts

Source: Andrew Kirell / Mediaite

he first trailer for the controversial new action movie Zero Dark Thirty has finally hit the web.

Before Osama bin Laden was killed by SEAL Team 6 in the wee hours of May 2, 2011, Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker) was working on a movie about the manhunt for the terrorist leader. After bin Laden’s killing, however, Bigelow had to rework several things in order to fit the actual events.

Controversy erupted when it was revealed that Bigelow and her crew received assistance from and unprecedented access to important CIA material, which raised the hackles of many politicians. When it was also revealed that the Obama administration had a hand in providing the access to Bigelow and her team, the National Security Council vehemently denied any wrongdoing.

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