MUMBAI: Universal Pictures International has acquired international distribution rights of Kathryn Bigelow’s yet untitled feature film about the killing of Osama bin Laden.It will distribute the film in the UK, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Scandinavia, South Africa and Spain.
The project from Annapurna Pictures was written by Mark Boal, who had earlier teamed with Bigelow for The Hurt Locker.
Bigelow and Boal will produce alongside Megan Ellison of Annapurna. Greg Shapiro, Ted Schipper and Colin Wilson will serve as executive producers.
A few days ago, the Obama administration had arranged to get special access to government officials involved in the operation that killed Osama bin Laden for Bigelow and Boal.