EXCLUSIVE: Act Of Valor director Scott Waugh is set to helm Outlaws Inc., a fact-based drama about military men who turn to mercenary work. The script is by Banshee co-creator David Schickler, and it’s set with Thunder Road and Fundamental Films, with Basil Iwanyk and Mark Gao producing. Show More Summary
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The copyright holder behind 2012 Navy SEAL drama Act Of Valor wants to be sure its property doesn’t get lost in the Relativity bankruptcy shuffle. Responding to a motion about the bidding process on Relativity’s sale, IATM said it has...Show More Summary
Maryland lawmakers are discussing a state solution to the problem of Stolen Valor, according to ABC2. State Sen. Bryan Simonaire, R-Anne Arundel, a member of the legislatures military veterans caucus said he is getting involved because he wanted to see the state get involved to target anyone found to be committing an act of stolen […]
Leonidis I led 300 men into an eventual slaughter, courtesy of Xerxes and his more advanced army. His acts of valor martyred him, but unfortunately, many more died before Greece was made whole. An entirely different slaughter could happen...Show More Summary
ABC27 reports that our buddy, Matthew Ott, a teenager who was victimized by valor thief Nate Fornwalt last year, was in the halls of his legislature yesterday as the Pennsylvania Senate passed their new Stolen Valor Act out of that body; Not many teenagers are concerned about what’s happening at the Capitol, but 15-year-old Matthew […]
Mary sends us a link to the news that the Alabama State Senate has voted to increase the penalties for wearing medals and badges for tangible benefit. The bill imposes a minimum fine of $5,000 and makes it a Class A misdemeanor for a person to falsely represent themselves as a recipient of a military […]
At funeral police commissioner calls Robert Wilson III's actions before his death during an armed robbery the greatest act of bravery he has seen
One aspect of Pennsylvania’s attempts to close the stolen valor gap was passed by the state senate. Apparently, a few years ago, PA decided to put an identifier on drivers’ licenses for veterans, but, there were no restrictions on it – you self-identified on application by checking a block on your application. The result is […]
In Act of Valor, the 2012 movie where real active-duty Navy SEALs play fictional active-duty Navy SEALs, there's a moment where two elite, hardened warriors are discussing fatherhood, and one of them mentions the scariest thing about it: diapers. If fucking SEALs can't handle diapers, is there any hope for the rest of us? Read more...
CBS’ tribute to its correspondent Bob Simon will run 90 minutes this Sunday, 7-8:30 PM ET/PT. Steve Kroft anchors this 90-minute 60 minutes, which will be followed by the 2½ hour movie Act Of Valor. This past Sunday, 60 Minutes opened with a report Simon finished the day he died in a car crash on New York City's West Side Highway. Show More Summary
Chip sends us a link to Maine’s proposed Stolen Valor Act that will make false claims of any military service that results in monetary gain greater than $10 or a false claim of service in a war or wearing/claiming verbally an award or decoration that the wearer didn’t earn a “Class E crime”. A person […]
One man’s impersonation of a soldier goes far beyond other cases that have been reported in the past. In addition to admitting to his actions, he also bragged about the act. But unfortunately, that’s not all! He took things a step further by mocking the United States’ armed forces collectively. Show More Summary
The man busted for impersonating an Army Ranger at the Oxford Valley mall in Langhorne, Pa. on Black Friday might face federal charges for violating the Stolen Valor Act of 2013.
A senior chief petty officer assigned to Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) received the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award in a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.
NEED FOR SPEED and ACT OF VALOR helmer Scott Waugh will direct INVERSION, a $120 million sci-fi thriller written by Bragi Schut (SEASON OF THE WITCH) and Academy Award nominee David Arata (CHILDREN OF MEN, SPY GAME). The film is being...Show More Summary
We all know the SCOTUS recently invalidated the Stolen Valor Act of 2005, forcing Congress to revise and reenact it. That happened last year. So, merely making false claims about one’s military career isn’t in general unlawful today. You have to do so for the purpose of fraud to break the law. But it seems […]
South Carolina governor, Nikki Haley, signed that state’s new stolen valor act into law yesterday, according to The Republic. Considering that the state subsidizes a large number of phoney POWs there, prosecutors should be pretty busy enforcing the law; The law signed by Gov. Nikki Haley makes the lie a misdemeanor, with the punishment depending […]
Soaked in Bleach, the upcoming docudrama directed by Act of Valor producer Benjamin Statler, is a reexamination of the circumstances surrounding the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in 1994. The film mixes interviews with those involved in the investigation like private investigator Tom Grant with dramatic reenactments of the event’s aftermath. Cobain’s death was [...]
When Scott Waugh and Mike McCoy's war-set thriller Act of Valor came out in 2012, it wasn't sold on big names or big budget action sequences, but instead the fact that it employed active Navy SEALs to play the lead roles. The film was...Show More Summary