HBO Options Dick Cheney Miniseries
HBO has confirmed that it has optioned Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency for a miniseries.
The show, which follows Richard Bruce Cheney from his early years as a Nixon staffer to his time as VP under George W. Bush, is based on the best-seller by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bartonb Gellman.
Producers said the miniseries will focus on the fact that Cheney’s “single-minded pursuit of enhanced power for the presidency was unprecedented in the nation’s history.”
West Wing writer Rick Cleveland is set to adapt Angler for the small screen.
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