EXCLUSIVE: HBO orders “The Recruiters” pilot from “Zero Dark Thirty” Kathryn Bigelow


UPDATE – The Hollywood Reporter reveals more informations about the story : “Set in Minnesota, the drama will draw open an iron curtain behind which viewers will see the highly impenetrable world of Jihadi recruitment“.


While several drama pilots (Us, The Deuce, The Devil You Know…) are still in contention at HBO, the pay channel has just ordered a new one from oscar winning director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty)…

The Recruiters tells the story of a high school poet who goes on a journey far from his home. It’s created and directed by Somali born-canadian rapper and musician K’naan Warsame, inspired from his own journey, and produced by Kathryn Bigelow through her company First Light Productions. The shooting is planned for an april 2016 start in Toronto.


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