Trailer: Hunting Bin Laden in 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Columbia Pictures

The real-life, top-secret story behind the hunt for Osama bin Laden is coming to the big screen courtesy of The Hurt Lockerdirector Kathryn Bigelow, and we have a first look at the film's teaser trailer.

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In theaters December 19, Zero Dark Thirty tracks the against-all-odds black ops mission to capture or kill the terrorist mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks. Discovered in a compound in Pakistan, the Al Qaeda leader was targeted by Navy SEAL Team 6 in a deadly, high-stakes raid.

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The film reteams Bigelow with her Hurt Locker screenwriter Mark Boal and stars Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Edgar Ramirez, Mark Strong, Nash Edgerton, Kyle Chandler, Harold Perrineau, Jennifer Ehle and Frank Grillo.