Hollywood and Terrorism

The World

Sleeper Cell

Stories of arch terrorists, or suspected terrorists being falsely imprisoned, have become recent fodder for Hollywood. There's the 2007 film "Rendition," which tells the story of an extraordinary rendition. There was also the larger story of terrorism and upheaval in the Mid-East told in movies like "The Kingdom." Many of the stories told over the past decade have mostly been tales of good vs. evil. But that's changing, at least somewhat. Marco Werman speaks with Kamran Pasha, the Hollywood writer and producer, who helped create the series "Sleeper Cell" in 2005, about an FBI agent assigned to infiltrate a terrorist sleeper cell in Los Angeles.