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by Alison Willmore
March 18, 2014 1:24 PM
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The Weinsteins Sign On To Scripted Series 'Death in the Modern Age'

Harvey and Bob Weinstein at the Museum of Modern Art in 2004 Brian Brooks/indieWIRE

Dimension Television and Entertainment One Television are partnering to produce “Death in the Modern Age,” an original series created and written by Josh Shaffer and Eli Kooris and produced by Bob Cooper's Landscape Entertainment and Michael Fuchs.

The series is centered a suburban man who decides to start his life over by faking his own death, after his personal and private lives fall apart despite his doing everything by the book. But he find out that this turns out to be easier said than done in today's age of DNA testing and digital fingerprinting.
 
“The pilot for ‘Death In The Modern Age’ blew me away with its original characters and insightful writing.  I’m looking forward to working with Landscape and eOne to put together a gripping and original show,” said Bob Weinstein in the announcement.

"Death In The Modern Age" was initially announced as part of SundanceTV's first-ever scripted development slate in 2012.

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