Lawsuit Reveals CIA Wrote Over 2,000 Hollywood Shows

Thursday, September 14, 2017
By Paul Martin

Sean Adl-Tabatabai
NewsPunch.com
September 13, 2017

According to information obtained via a lawsuit, the CIA and Pentagon have tirelessly worked behind the scenes to influence 2,000 Hollywood produced TV shows and movies.

Information obtained under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) shows that movies such as Transformers, James Bond, Hulk (2003), Top Gun, Act of Valor, Zero Dark Thirty, and TV shows like Hawaii Five-O, America’s Got Talent, Oprah, Jay Leno, Cupcake Wars, documentaries by the PBS, the History Channel, and even the BBC, have all been heavily by the CIA and the Pentagon.

Veteranstoday.com reports: That is quite a huge number. Researchers, scholars and writers of various stripes have known for years that the US government has been penetrating the film industry for years, but investigators were completely shocked to realize that it was a lot more than they previously thought.

Movies like Transformers, James Bond, Hulk (2003), Top Gun, Act of Valor, Zero Dark Thirty, and TV shows like Hawaii Five-O, America’s Got Talent, Oprah, Jay Leno, Cupcake Wars, documentaries by the PBS, the History Channel, and even the BBC, have all been influenced by the CIA and the Pentagon. Listen to this:

“National Security Cinema also reveals how dozens of films and TV shows have been supported and influenced by the CIA, including the James Bond adventure Thunderball, the Tom Clancy thriller Patriot Games and more recent films, including Meet the Parents and Salt…

“When a writer or producer approaches the Pentagon and asks for access to military assets to help make their film, they have to submit their script to the entertainment liaison offices for vetting. Ultimately, the man with the final say is Phil Strub, the Department of Defense’s (DOD) chief Hollywood liaison….

“If there are characters, action or dialogue that the DOD don’t approve of then the film-maker has to make changes to accommodate the military’s demands. If they refuse then the Pentagon packs up its toys and goes home. To obtain full cooperation the producers have to sign contracts — Production Assistance Agreements — which lock them into using a military-approved version of the script…

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