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Like Full House and Coach before it, Truman Capote‘s In Cold Blood is also getting resurrected for the small screen. The Weinstein Co. has just picked up the rights to the true-crime masterpiece, with the intention of adapting it into an event miniseries. Gary Oldman and Douglas Urbanski will produce, while Kevin Hood (Becoming Jane) will […]
- Angie Han
The original work centers on the 1959 murders of the Clutters, a Kansas farming family and the effect their deaths had on the community and the men who were convicted of the crime.
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- Garth Franklin
The Weinstein Company has secured rights to Truman Capote’s American masterpiece “In Cold Blood,” and plans to bring the crime story to television as a miniseries event. Gary Oldman and Douglas Urbanski’s Flying Studios (“Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”) will produce, with “Becoming Jane” screenwriter Kevin Hood on board to adapt Capote’s book. “In Cold Blood” was published in 1966, a blockbuster true-crime account that first ran as a four-part serial in The New Yorker. It centers on the murders of Kansas farming family the Clutters that subsequently rocked their community and ultimately the nation. “Truman Capote’s ‘In Cold Blood’ has been riveting. »
- Matt Donnelly
In Cold Blood first appeared as a four-part serial in The New Yorker before Random House published it. Capote’s (pictured) book went on to becomes the second highest selling true-crime book.
The story follows the 1959 murders of a Kansas farming family and the impact on both the surrounding community and the men who were eventually convicted.
Twv svp of scripted TV Marc Velez, vice-president of scripted TV Megan Spanjian and creative executive Lauren O’Connor will oversee the project for TWC.
The company’s evp of business and legal affairs Sarah Sobel brokered the deal with Apa. »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
A movie that for a long time seemed stuck in development with folks like Dakota Fanning, Juno Temple, Olivia Williams, Paddy Considine, and Jeremy Irvine attached at various points, "A Royal Night Out" eventually rolled in front of cameras with a no less promising ensemble of actors. And the result looks like a pretty frothy little period piece that's a bit of spirited fun. Julian Jarrold ("Kinky Boots," "Becoming Jane," "Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974") directs Sarah Gadon, Bel Powley, Emily Watson, Rupert Everett, and Jack Reynor in this comedy that takes place just at the close of World War II, and follows the teenage Princess Margaret and the future queen of England, Elizabeth II as they are granted one night from Buckingham Palace to join a celebrating London. And of course, comedic misadventure follows as they step out of the royal world they've always known »
- Kevin Jagernauth
5 items from 2015
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