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Two films on Bowe Bergdahl already in the works

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A video frame grab of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl released by the Voice of Jihad website shows the soldier during his captivity. /AP

It's been less than three weeks since U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed from Taliban captivity in exchange for the release of five Taliban detainees from Guantanamo. 

Bergdahl returned to the U.S. on Friday and the Army is now investigating his capture and why Bergdahl left his military base.

While plenty of questions remain, that hasn't stopped two different camps from working on films about the soldier. One project in the works is from Academy Award-winning screenwriter Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker) and another is from Fox Searchlight, who've optioned the rights to the late Michael Hastings' Rolling Stone article about Bergdahl.

Tatiana Siegel, film reporter with The Hollywood Reporter, joins Take Two for more on the competing projects.

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