Published On: Thu, Jan 31st, 2013

Charlize Theron produced ‘Hatfields & McCoys’ set in modern times picked up

NBC has given a pilot order to Hatfields & McCoys, a modern-day Hatfields and McCoys drama project created by John Glenn (Eagle Eye) and produced by Charlize Theron and ABC Studios.

history_channel Hatifelds McCoys bannerDeadline reports that there was a significant penalty at play if the project had not been greenlit.

John Glenn (Eagle EyeThe Lazarus Project) is attached to write a script for the pilot.

Theron will serve as an executive producer on the drama, which is set in modern-day Pittsburgh and sees the feud between the wealthy, powerful Hatfields and working-class McCoys reunited following a death.

This is not the only contemporary Hatfields & McCoys project in the works. History, which aired the blockbuster three-part miniseries about the famous feud starring Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton, is developing a reality series featuring the descendants of the Hatfields and the McCoys.


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