14 November 2012 5:12 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

NBC is already putting Bill Pullman in the White House with its upcoming comedy "1600 Penn"; now the network is developing a drama project centered around real-life president George Washington. The network is developing a script based on the New York Times bestseller "Washington: A Life," by Ron Chernow, an individual familiar with the project told TheWrap. Barry Levinson ("Rain Man," "Wag the Dog") is executive-producing the project, with "The King's Speech" screenwriter David Seidler writing and also executive-producing. Also read: Barry Levinson Leaves ICM for UTA "Downton Abbey" executive-producer Gareth Neame, Jason »

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