Report: HBO Developing Series Based On 'This American Life' Episode
April 9, 2012 at 4:21 AM (PT)
HBO is developing a series based on a story from CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA News-Talk WBEZ/CHICAGO and PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL's "THIS AMERICAN LIFE," reports VARIETY.
The episode involved JAMES SPRING, the former drug smuggler who decided to change his life for his 40th birthday and started to hunt down kidnapping victims in BAJA CALIFORNIA. The show, tentatively titled "THRILLSVILLE" will be produced by "TAL" host IRA GLASS, actor OWEN WILSON and show creator ROB THOMAS ("VERONICA MARS," "PARTY DOWN").