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With Benghazi film '13 Hours,' Michael Bay could enter political fray
With Benghazi film '13 Hours,' Michael Bay could enter political fray

Michael Bay, the four-time "Transformers" helmer, has long been a purveyor of militaristic action draped in apolitical big-budget fantasy. For his next directorial project, however, Bay could be applying his flair for pyrotechnics to an overtly political movie as he recounts a controversial chapter of recent history. According to multiple trade reports, Bay is in early talks to direct the Benghazi drama "13 Hours" for Paramount Pictures, based on Mitchell Zuckoff's nonfiction book of the same name. (The studio declined to comment on the reports, and a representative for Bay's agency did not immediately reply to a request for comment.) Chuck Hogan wrote the...

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