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Gita Pullapilly and Aron Gaudet to Direct Their Black List Script “Crook County”

24 January 2017 7:06 AM, PST | Women and Hollywood | See recent Women and Hollywood news »

Crook County,” a Black List script from Gita Pullapilly and Aron Gaudet, is officially on its way to the big screen. Deadline writes that…

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Adam McKay to produce corruption drama Crook County

19 January 2017 3:05 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Deadline is reporting that The Big Short‘s Adam McKay has found a new project to work on. He will produce Crook County, a film based on the true events of Terrance Hake and the FBI’s biggest corruption sting in America’s history. The script has been written by Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly, who will also direct, with Brooklyn‘s Emory Cohen starring as Hake. McKay will produce with Treehouse Pictures.

The film takes place in 1980s Chicago as Terrence Hake, a young lawyer, was recruited into the FBI’s Operation: Greylord, an investigation into Cook County’s corrupt judiciary system. With their help, Hake posed as a corrupt prosecutor and then a criminal defence attorney to bribe others to get his clients off a charge. To achieve this, the agency also employed hundreds of agents to pose as criminals. By the end of the operation, nearly 100 government »

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Adam McKay, Emory Cohen Board Corruption Drama ‘Crook County’

18 January 2017 1:18 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Oscar-winning The Big Short director/co-writer Adam McKay has become executive producer on Crook County, a Black List script by Aron Gaudet & Gita Pullapilly that they will direct, based on the true story of the biggest undercover corruption bust in American history. Treehouse Pictures will fully finance. McKay’s antennae is clearly up on the collision of politics, commerce and corruption. He is directing the film about Dick Cheney, who became the most powerful… »

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