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Charlize Theron Adapting Hatfields McCoys Feud for Modern-Day TV Series

Date June 01, 2012

Hatfields & McCoys, Charlize Theron

There might be more feuding coming to TV!

On the heels of History Channel's record-breaking debut of its Hatfields & McCoysminiseries this week, news comes that Charlize Theron is shopping a modern-day adaptation of the Western tale, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Under her overall deal with ABC Studios, the Oscar-winning actress, along with producers Dawn Olmstead and Beau Flynn will be pitching to ABC next week. John Glenn is attached to write the project.

Hatfields & McCoys scores record-breaking ratings for History Channel

History's adaptation of the 19th century feud between two families broke ad-supported cable viewership records. Starring Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton, the miniseries debuted to 13.9 million viewers on Monday, followed by 13.1 million on Tuesday and 14.3 million for Wednesday's conclusion.

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