By Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter
The political drama will be in the longform format, a television event series that Boal and Ellison are aiming to be in the eight to 10-hour range.
The project is being developed through Boal’s Page 1 production banner, which is financed by Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures. Ellison was instrumental in the making of Zero Dark Thirty, the Boal-written, Kathryn Bigelow-directed Osama bin Laden thriller, acting as a producer on the 2012 movie, and is also producing Boal and Bigelow’s latest venture, a drama based on the Detroit race riots.
Former New York Times Magazine and Hollywood Reporter editor Hugo Lindgren, who is president of Page 1, is said to be assembling a group of journalists who will act as investigative reporters for the project, which Boal will write.
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