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December 4, 2011

Deadwood’s David Milch to adapt William Faulkner for TV


By Bob Minzesheimer

David Milch, a Yale English professor before becoming a successful TV writer and producer, has signed a deal to adapt William Faulkner’s novels and short stories into TV movies or series.

Milch’s Redboard Productions announced the deal with Faulkner’s literary estate. It gives HBO the first opportunity to finance, produce and distribute the projects as movies, miniseries and series.

No word yet on what Milch will adapt, or when.

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