Lawrence Bender is producing the Afghan-based thriller, which was voted to the 2011 Black List
Plus: Al Gore, Barbra Streisand and Lawrence Bender as Bel-Air running mates, Ron Howard and George Lucas as dining mates
Both Bender and Moira Walley-Beckett are former dancers
British action star Jason Statham keeps the adrenaline pumping as he protects a young girl from corrupt cops and Russian and Chinese mobsters in "Safe"
Bender, Roth join fundraiser for Haiti; "Shutter Island's" Scorsese, DiCaprio enjoy film's premiere
Producers of Oscar-nominated films swap war stories in Santa Barbara
Darren Aronofsky, Danny Boyle, Neil LaBute, more weigh in.
Before they remade "Fame," they should have talked to Lewwy from 106th Street.