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[05/30/18 - 11:04 AM]
History(R) Greenlights TV Documentary "Grant" in Association with Lionsgate from Appian Way and RadicalMedia
The documentary will portray one of the most complex and underappreciated generals and presidents in U.S. history - Ulysses S. Grant.







GRANT (HISTORY)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
5/30/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
six episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from History's press release, May 2018) HISTORY(R) has greenlit "Grant," a six-part television documentary based on Pulitzer Prize(R)-winning author Ron Chernow's #1 New York Times bestselling biography, produced by Academy Award(R)-winner Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson's Appian Way Productions and RadicalMedia ("Bobby Kennedy For President," "MARS," "Hamilton's America") in association with Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) Television. The documentary will portray one of the most complex and underappreciated generals and presidents in U.S. history - Ulysses S. Grant. Chernow will also serve as executive producer. DiCaprio's Appian Way is also producing a feature film based on the Chernow biography with Lionsgate, which will be distributing the title under its Summit Entertainment label. This also marks the second collaboration between HISTORY(R) and Appian Way.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brian Volk-Weiss as EP
· Dave Sirulnick as EP
· Eli Lehrer as EP (History)
· Fisher Stevens as EP
· Jennifer Davisson as EP
· Jennifer Wagman as EP (History)
· Justin Wilkes as EP
· Leonardo DiCaprio as EP
· Mary E. Donahue as EP (History)
· Ron Chernow as BOOK/EP
GENRE(S):
· reality
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Appian Way Productions
· Lionsgate Television
· RadicalMedia