Wednesday, April 8, 2015

History Developing Scripted Series 'The Boys of '67'

History is in development on The Boys of '67, a scripted series about the First Platoon of Charlie Company, 9th Infantry Division; the only division raised, trained and deployed en masse to service in Vietnam.

A+E Studios is producing The Boys of '67 in association with executive producer Jim Head (Ricochet) of Head First Productions and executive producer Michael Prupas (Being Human) of Muse Entertainment.

Award-winning screenwriter Jeb Stuart will pen and executive produce the series based on the book of the same name by noted historian Andrew Wiest. Stuart penned the screenplays for films including Die Hard, Another 48 Hours, The Fugitive and Switchback. Over the past 25 years his features have grossed more than $2.5 billion. Dirk Hoogstra and Julian P. Hobbs are executives in charge of production for History.

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