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‘Cartel’ Author Don Winslow Responds To Sean Penn: “Call It Anything You Want – Except Journalism”

18 January 2016 10:28 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Bestselling novelist Don Winslow has written two epics about the Drug War: 2005’s The Power of The Dog and The Cartel, the latter of which was one of the best reviewed novels of 2015 and sold to Fox for a film that will be directed by Ridley Scott. Winslow has spent nearly 20 years researching the Mexican cartels, and the most of the violence in The Cartel is based on real events. He dedicated the book to the more than 100 journalists killed in cartel violence, and named e… »

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‘Cartel’ Author Don Winslow Responds To Sean Penn: “Call It Anything You Want – Except Journalism”

18 January 2016 10:28 AM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Bestselling novelist Don Winslow has written two epics about the Drug War: 2005’s The Power of The Dog and The Cartel, the latter of which was one of the best reviewed novels of 2015 and sold to Fox for a film that will be directed by Ridley Scott. Winslow has spent nearly 20 years researching the Mexican cartels, and the most of the violence in The Cartel is based on real events. He dedicated the book to the more than 100 journalists killed in cartel violence, and named e… »

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Mexico’s Most-Wanted Drug Lord, El Chapo, Was Arrested After Trying to Cast a Biographical Film About Himself

9 January 2016 12:20 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman may be a drug kingpin, but he's also an appreciator of the arts, particularly movies. Guzman likes movies so much he wanted to make one — a biographical movie about himself, natch. In a Friday news conference following Guzman's re-arrest, Mexico's attorney general Arely Gomez told reporters that pre-production meetings between Guzman's attorneys and producers became "a new line of investigation" in ascertaining the whereabouts of El Chapo, and eventually led to his recapture. Six months ago, El Chapo escaped from a maximum-security prison through an elaborate 1,600-yard tunnel, equipped with lights and oxygen tanks, from his cell to the outside world (shades of The Great Escape). The use of million-dollar elaborate tunnels with lights and oxygen tanks, not usually offered to inmates of maximum-security prisons, raised questions of government involvement and conspiracy.El Chapo's escape was the basis for Don Winslow's novel The Cartel, which »

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