HBO game for trilogy

Fleming, Michael; Zeitchik, Steve
May 2007
Daily Variety;5/4/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 24, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that HBO Films plans to make the Pulitzer Prize-winning book trilogy by Richard Ford into a six-hour miniseries entitled, "The Sportswriter," to be directed by James Mangold. Mark Bomback will be the scriptwriter for all six hour-long episodes and will use all three titles in the trilogy: "The Sportswriter," "Independence Day" and "The Lay of the Land."


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