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Kathryn Bigelow and Tom Hardy Team Up for 'The True American'

May 15, 2014 (7:19 am) GMT
The true-story movie will follow two lives that collided in horrific fashion post the 9/11 terrorism attacks.

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow is set to direct and produce "" with on the lead role. She re-teams with Annapurna's Megan Ellison and Matthew Budman, who served as producers in her previous film "".

The film is based on a non-fiction book of the same title by New York Times journalist Anand Giridharadas. An American named Mark Stroman went on a killing spree during a blind mission of revenge in the charged, angry days post the horrifying 9/11 incident thirteen years ago.

Stroman gunned down three immigrants in Texas. Two of them were killed, and the third victim Raisuddin Bhuiyan survived but became partially blind. Stroman got death sentence, but Bhuiyan campaigned to save the life of the angry man who had shot him in the head.

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