Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions will bring to the screen TV personality Bill O’Reilly’s “Killing Kennedy”, which will air as a telefilm on National Geographic Channel, according to THR.
The network recently produced an adaptation of O’Reilly’s “Killing Lincoln”.
“The common parallels between Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy are astonishing, with both assassinations profoundly changing the nation during crucial moments in its history,” said O’Reilly. “It made perfect sense that my follow-up to Lincoln would naturally lead to Kennedy.”
The telefilms follow the success of “SEAL Team Six”, the John Stockwell-directed actioner on the Osama Bin Laden elimination mission, which marketed the net’s first foray into features.”
“With the tremendous success of SEAL Team Six, our first feature film, and the growing excitement over this February’s premiere of Killing Lincoln, producing Bill O’Reilly’s follow-up was a no-brainer and will be yet another story that will resonate with our audience,” said National Geographic Channel president Howard Owens. “As Scott Free Productions continue to be perfect partners — taking risks and breaking new ground in storytelling — we are claiming a stake in producing factual dramas, delivering entertainment with substance.”
“Collaborating with National Geographic on Bill O’Reilly’s follow-up was an easy decision,” said Scott. “They share the same passion of storytelling and are willing to take creative leaps and risks to keep viewers entertained to tell the provocative story of Kennedy’s last days, a pivotal and historic moment.”
“Killing Lincoln”, starring Billy Campbell in the lead role, will air in February; production on “Killing Kennedy” begins in the Spring.
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