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Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Didn't see an official thread.

Plot: Navy SEAL team 6 tracks down wanted terrorist Osama bin Laden.

Director: Kathyrn Bigelow
Writer: Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker)
Starring:
Jessica Chastain
Mark Strong
Joel Edgerton
Chris Pratt
Scott Adkins
Édgar Ramírez
Jennifer Ehle
Kyle Chandler
Harold Perrineau
Jason Clarke

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Per wiki:
Shooting for the film is in progress at Punjab, India within miles of New Delhi, the Indian capital, and Abbottabad, Pakistan, where Osama bin Laden was found and killed in May 2011. Some parts of Chandigarh were turned into Lahore and Abbottabad scenes, both Pakistani cities. There have been reports of Hindu protests against the Pakistani portrayal on Indian land.

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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Scott Adkins?



What kind of movie is this? Because the rest of the cast doesn't really scream action movie.

Colour me intrigued.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Scott Adkins...the action guy who's cool? He's the only Scott Adkins I know of.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

i'm in
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC View Post
He's the only Scott Adkins I know of.
That's why I had to ask when I saw his name in the cast.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Yes, that Scott Adkins. I could buy him as a SEAL. He's certainly built like one.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Yeah, I can buy him as a SEAL but Mark Strong? Love the actor to death but he'd look miscast next to Adkins.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Who said he's one of the SEALs? Probably though
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Originally Posted by Osiris3657 View Post
Who said he's one of the SEALs? Probably though
Fair enough. Other than Adkins, who else in that cast list could possibly portray a believable SEAL? Or do all the other no-name SEALs bite it early on and the rest of the cast are people that Scott Adkin's lone survivor SEAL meets along the the way?
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Honestly if you've seen real life Navy SEALs you'll know they aren't all 6'3" guys who are ripped. The Discovery Channel had a SEALs documentary and a lot of them looked like regular guys. Of course that doesn't make them any less badass.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

The important question is whether the film is pro or anti-military.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Originally Posted by Osiris3657 View Post
Honestly if you've seen real life Navy SEALs you'll know they aren't all 6'3" guys who are ripped. The Discovery Channel had a SEALs documentary and a lot of them looked like regular guys. Of course that doesn't make them any less badass.
Well that's good cos Scott Adkins is 5 ft 10 in. I've seen the actual SEALs and I'm aware than none of them are 80's Schwarzenneger. But Adkins exudes badass. The other actors are gonna really have to bring it to look feel badass compared to him.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

I'm almost positive that Jessica Chastain chick has made a deal with the Devil. How else can you explain such a nobody coming out of nowhere and continually getting high profile roles?
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

At least she's a good actress. I'd be bad if she was some block of wood or a horrible overactor.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
At least she's a good actress. I'd be bad if she was some block of wood or a horrible overactor.
block of wood? You mean Channing Tatum?
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Chris Pratt is an interesting choice here as a SEAL. It's going to be tough seeing Andy from Parks & Rec killing bad guys.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

I can see most of the actors as potential SEALs but Chris Pratt has to be playing some background guy in the command room, no way they put a gun in his hands.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

this is such lame propaganda. there has been no convincing evidence that bin laden was really killed that day, except 'because we said so'. it was just a political lie to get obama some more points.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC View Post
block of wood? You mean Channing Tatum?
No. I obviously meant Sam Worthington.

Originally Posted by CloverClover View Post
this is such lame propaganda. there has been no convincing evidence that bin laden was really killed that day, except 'because we said so'. it was just a political lie to get obama some more points.
How the hell did chris get a third account and already manage to have 1,858 posts under his belt?
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Wait? Was CloverClover being serious? I thought it was just one of those "I'm going to act crazy to be funny" things? It's not. oh fuck...*sigh*
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

Originally Posted by CloverClover View Post
this is such lame propaganda. there has been no convincing evidence that bin laden was really killed that day, except 'because we said so'. it was just a political lie to get obama some more points.


In case you are, Al Queda themselves confirmed that Bin Laden had been killed.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

A year ago today he was killed.

Edit: I'm a few days early on that one. Sorry, CNN gave me bad info.
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

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In case you are, Al Queda themselves confirmed that Bin Laden had been killed.
Obama propaganda!
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Re: Zero Dark Thirty -- D: Bigelow S: Chastain, Strong, Edgerton, Adkins -- 12/19/12

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