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Producer Subject Studios Group On Jamal Khashoggi Story Patrick Melrose' Producer Two Cities Television and 'Spotlight'



Patrick Melrose maker Two Cities Television and Spotlight maker Topic Studios have collaborated to bring a show dependent on the life and passing of Jamal Khashoggi to the little screen.

The two organizations have optioned Jonathan Rugman's The Killing in the Consulate: Investigating the Life and Death of Jamal Khashoggi, which is distributed for this present month by Simon and Schuster.

It comes a year after Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi department in Istanbul.

Eye In The Sky author Guy Hibbert has gone ahead board to adjust the book, which incorporates interviews with any semblance of Khashoggi's life partner Hatice Cengiz just as access to the Turkish examination.

The rights were grabbed from James Carroll at Northbank Talent Management.

Two Cities Television is a BBC Studios-sponsored firm kept running by Michael Jackson, the previous President of Programming at USA Entertainment, Chairman of Universal Television and President of Programming for IAC, and Wall to Wall author Alex Graham.

Line of Duty and The Fall magistrate Stephen Wright is Creative Director at the business, which is likewise creating TV arrangement dependent on Michael Wolff's Donald Trump epic Fire and Fury and David Burke's book The Spy Who Came In From The Co-Op: Melita Norwood and the Ending of Cold War Espionage.

Wright stated, ?Four time BAFTA-winner Guy Hibbert with his track record in factual drama makes him the perfect screenwriter to adapt this story.?

Maria Zuckerman, official VP of Topic Studios, included, ?This important story deserves to be told, in full, to a global audience. We and Two Cities feel that Guy, with his ability to bring challenging true stories so vividly to the screen with deep humanity, will do it justice.?

Rugman stated, ?It was shocking to return to Istanbul to report on the killing and dismemberment of a fellow journalist and the attempt to cover up the crime. My book bears witness to Jamal?s life as well as to his death. His story needs to be told and it should never be forgotten.?

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