Heaton is attached to produce a project based on the “Perversion of Justice,” a series of articles in the Miami Herald which exposed Jeffrey Epstein as a serial child molester, according to a source with knowledge of the project.
The project is in the works at Storied Media Group, which represents the film and TV interests of the Herald’s parent company McClatchy. Storied founder and CEO Todd Hoffman is reportedly also producing. According to sources, Chris Gerolmo, who is best known for penning the 1988 Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe pic “Mississippi Burning” and creating the FX Iraq War series “Over There,” has been brought on to adapt the articles.
The three-part series of articles, written by investigative journalist Julie K. Brown, was published in November,