[11/14/08 - 07:53 PM] Development Update: Friday, November 14 By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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UNTITLED KATHARINE GRAHAM PROJECT (HBO, New!) - The life of Katharine Graham, the late publisher of the Washington Post who oversaw the paper's Watergate coverage leading to the resignation of President Richard Nixon, is set to be the focus of a new original movie from HBO Films. Laura Linney is being eyed for the role of Graham, who in 1963 took over the paper's reigns after her husband Philip committed suicide, should it move forward. She subsequently won a Pulitzer Prize for her memoir, "Personal History," in 1998. Robert Benton is attached to direct from a script by Joan Didion with Laura Ziskin, Pam Williams and Julie Goldstein serving as executive producers.