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Manhunt- The Movie

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#1 civilwargal



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Posted 13 November 2009 - 03:30 PM

If any of you read James Swanson's book "Manhunt" about the hunt for John Wilkes Booth you will be happy to know that HBO is still working on bringing that to the small screen. Originally Harrison Ford had been selected to play the lead, but the option on that ran out.
They are now reworking how the story will be told-and it will be from the point of view of one of the troopers involved in the chase.
If you haven't read the book, I would highly suggest asking Santa to bring it. It is very well written and historically accurate.
HBO did an excellent job with "John Adams" and I hope they will do as fine a job with this.
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Posted 14 November 2009 - 11:54 AM

Yes, HBO did a tremendous job with JOHN ADAMS. We've seen it twice. Just loved that series. And if that is an indication of what is to come, then I know we shall love this one too.
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