Murdaugh True-Crime Saga Getting Scripted Treatment at Lionsgate TV (Exclusive)

Murdaugh True-Crime Saga Getting Scripted Treatment at Lionsgate TV (Exclusive)
One of the twistiest true-crime stories of recent years will be developed as a scripted drama series at Lionsgate TV.

The studio has optioned rights to a book proposal by journalist and author Matthew Lysiak about a the Murdaugh family South Carolina. Alex Murdaugh, an attorney from a prominent family in the state’s legal circles, was arrested on charges of insurance fraud in September after allegedly paying for a former client to kill him so Murdaugh’s son Buster could collect on a life insurance policy. Murdaugh survived the alleged hit attempt, however.

The charges came three months after Murdaugh’...
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