By Patrick Munn | March 25, 2019 - 9:39 am | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: The Looming Tower has found a second UK home. BBC Two has acquired the linear rights to Hulu's 9/11 event series starring Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom). Legendary Television, who produced the series for Hulu, handle international distribution.
By Patrick Munn | May 3, 2017 - 5:22 pm | No Comments
Hulu has found their George Tenet. The streaming service has set Alec Baldwin (30 Rock, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) as the controversial CIA Director in their upcoming ten episode 9/11 event series The Looming Tower, TVWise has learned. As DCI, Tenet is Richard Clarke's partner in fighting Al-Qaeda, though he may know more than he is letting on.
By Patrick Munn | March 7, 2017 - 4:15 pm | 2 Comments
ABC's LGBT rights miniseries 'When We Rise', from Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black, is closing in on a UK deal. Additionally, TVWise has identified two new shows from next season that are being eyed for UK pickups: The Looming Tower, a ten episode drama series about the road to 9/11 that was recently commissioned by streaming service Hulu; and Law & Order: True Crime, the latest entry in NBC's long-running Law & Order franchise.
By Patrick Munn | September 14, 2016 - 10:03 pm | No Comments
9/11 drama The Looming Tower, based on the book of the same name by Lawrence Wright, is close to securing a ten episode series order at streaming service Hulu. The series examines the chain of events that led to the September 11th terrorist attacks. Of particular focus is the rising threat of Bin Laden and the Al-Qaeda network throughout the 1990s and how dysfunction at the heart of government, the FBI and CIA prevented U.S. authorities from identifying and disrupting the attack.