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ABC Gives Pilot Green Light To John Ridley's Racially-Charged Murder Drama 'American Crime'

15 January 2014 8:01 AM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Although he's been around for a while, John Ridley's name is one that's been attracting some *heat* lately, thanks to all the fan-fare over Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave, which Ridley penned the screenplay adaptation for. Last month, MGM hired Ridley to rewrite the script for its upcoming (and completely unnecessary) reboot of the classic Ben-Hur, based on the 1880 Lew Wallace novel Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ.  Also last year, Ridley set up an ABC drama series titled American Crime, which follows a racially-charged murder case and the trial that follows.  He was write and exec produce. It's been announced today »

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ABC Gives Pilot Green Light To John Ridley's Racially-Charged Murder Drama 'American Crime'

15 January 2014 8:01 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Although he's been around for a while, John Ridley's name is one that's been attracting some *heat* lately, thanks to all the fan-fare over Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave, which Ridley penned the screenplay adaptation for. Last month, MGM hired Ridley to rewrite the script for its upcoming (and completely unnecessary) reboot of the classic Ben-Hur, based on the 1880 Lew Wallace novel Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ.  Also last year, Ridley set up an ABC drama series titled American Crime, which follows a racially-charged murder case and the trial that follows.  He was write and exec produce. It's been announced today that ABC has now given a pilot green light to the project, which is set in California’s Central Valley.  It reads like it'll be an ensemble piece, as audiences will experience the murder and trial through the eyes of several different people who are, in some way, »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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