3RD UPDATE WRITETHRU, 12:09 PM (adds details): Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, a man the Associated Press tracked down on Wednesday, has been identified by U.S. federal authorities as the key figure behind the incendiary Innocence Of Muslims, the news agency reports, citing a federal law enforcement official.
The unidentified source said Nakoula was connected to the persona of Sam Bacile.
A man calling himself Sam Bacile initially claimed to be the writer and director of the film, but doubts have surfaced regarding his identity.
The AP notes it was not immediately clear whether the filmmaker would be part of a criminal investigation into the deaths of four U.S. diplomats during Tuesday’s attack in Libya.Questions continue to swirl around the identity of the filmmaker/s whose anti-Islam movie keeps fanning the flames of hatred against American embassies and consulates in Libya, Egypt and now Yemen as the rioting spreads in the Middle East.
This increasingly volatile situation underscores the power of flick as an international medium and multicultural influence.
And the dangers of blatant propaganda masquerading as “truthful” documentaries without clear identifiers as to who is manning the cameras and funding these movies.Details continue to emerge as people claiming to be involved with Innocence Of Muslims come forward.
Here is what is currently known about Bacile:– The purported writer, director and producer has no credits on any flick industry database....... See Complete Article @ Deadline Hollywood