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Fox will produce miniseries based on Boston Globe book ‘Long Mile Home’

"Long Mile Home" by Scott Helman and Jenna Russell.

Fox is developing a miniseries based on “Long Mile Home,” written by Globe reporters Scott Helman and Jenna Russell. The book details events of the Boston Marathon bombings and the aftermath. It was released April 1, just weeks before the Globe staff won a Pulitzer Prize for its Marathon coverage. Rod Lurie, who created the Geena Davis show “Commander in Chief” and wrote and directed “The Contender” (2000) and the 2011 remake of “Straw Dogs,” has signed on to write and direct the miniseries. Basil
, who worked on “The Town,” will produce.

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