Kathryn Bigelow Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

29th January 2016

Fact: The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty collaborators Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal are working together on a new movie about the riots that ravaged Detroit, Michigan in 1967. The Untitled Detroit Project is expected to hit cinemas next year (17) during the 50th anniversary of the riots.

26th April 2010

Quote: "I'd love to work with Kathryn Bigelow; I'd love it if she'd do the next Thomas Crown (Affair). I'd love to step out with her. I think she's fantastic." Pierce Brosnan wants to work with Oscar winner Bigelow.

26th February 2010

Quote: "I think of myself as a filmmaker. I long for day when there's no modifier in front of it." THE HURT LOCKER director Kathryn Bigelow is growing tired of being categorised as a 'female filmmaker'.

26th February 2010

Quote: "I loved it from the beginning. The minute (it was) mentioned, I thought it was perfect. It's enigmatic and yet it's provocative." Kathryn Bigelow always knew her multi-award winning war movie should be called THE HURT LOCKER.

18th February 2010

Quote: "Hollywood is ready to anoint her with the first Oscar for a female director, but Kathryn hates that because she doesn't want to be a woman director, she wants to be a director. It's all about the work for her." AVATAR filmmaker James Cameron predicts his ex-wife Kathryn Bigelow will not appreciate being labelled if she wins the Best Director Oscar for war drama THE HURT LOCKER. The former couple will battle it out for the prestigious honour when the Academy Awards are handed out on 7 March (10).

2nd February 2010

Fact: Kathryn Bigelow made history on Tuesday morning (02Feb10) when she became only the fourth woman ever to be nominated in the Best Director category at the Academy Awards. The filmmaker's war drama THE HURT LOCKER will compete for a total of nine top prizes at the upcoming Oscars.

2nd February 2010

Quote: "I think I'm in some sort of other place but it's so gratifying, so extraordinary and it's such a compliment to everyone who worked on the movie, the cast, crew, everybody. All of the films that have been nominated today are amazing so it's a great honour." Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow can't believe her critically-acclaimed war drama THE HURT LOCKER has scored nine top nominations for the 2010 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.

18th January 2010

Quote: "I'm actually not well prepared because, frankly, I thought Kathryn was gonna get this... and she richly deserves it." Best Director winner James Cameron thought his ex-wife, Kathryn Bigelow, would claim the prize.

26th September 2009

Fact: Natalie Portman, Stanley Tucci and filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow will be honoured at the upcoming Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York on 30 November (09).

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