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Enter For A Chance To Win Passes To See A PRIVATE WAR In Tempe

Enter For A Chance To Win Pass To See A PRIVATE WAR on November 13th at 7:30 PM in Tempe. In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin ( Rosamund Pike ) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. After being hit by a grenade in Sri Lanka, she wears a distinctive eye patch and is still as comfortable sipping martinis with London's elite as she is confronting dictators. Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she's witnessed takes its toll. Yet, her mission to show the true cost of war leads her -- along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy ( Jamie Dornan ) -- to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs. CLICK HERE TO E

Taron Egerton Joins A Private War

Rosamund Pike is already aboard to play famed war reporter Marie Colvin and now we know who will be joining her in a film about the intrepid journalist, A Private War . Kingsman's Taron Egerton is the chosen co-star. Arash Amel has written the script, which adapts Marie Brenner's 2012 Vanity Fair article Marie Colvin's Private War. It'll chronicle the work of Colvin, who filed reports from conflict zones including Chechnya, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka, where she lost her left eye in 2001. She became known for her distinctive patch, and kept working, dying during a rocket attack in 2012 while covering the civil war in Syria. As for Egerton, details are sparse on his character, but we do know he's a fellow journalist, one with a military background, who follows her into various war zones. Matthew Heineman, who last made the Oscar-nominated documentary Cartel Land, is in the director's chair, and the film should kick off shooting in Novemb