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Bill Clinton impeachment TV series greenlighted at History

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

History network has greenlighted a six-part series from Emmy winner RJ Cutler titled "The Breach: Inside the Impeachment of Bill Clinton".

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series is described as a "political thriller" that offers an extremely detailed account of how the Monica Lewinsky scandal unfolded.

The project is based on Peter Baker's New York Times best-seller "The Breach: Inside the Impeachment and Trial of William Jefferson Clinton".

Cutler has penned the pilot with David K and will executive produce alongside A+E Studios' Barry Jossen. Casting is currently underway.

In addition to himself, other major players in the historic 1998 events include then-first lady Hillary Clinton, Republican politician Newt Gingrich, prosecutor Ken Starr and congressman Bob Livingston, among others.

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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 13:32 IST