Hulu Nears Series Order For 9/11 Drama ‘The Looming Tower’ From Dan Futterman, Alex Gibney & Legendary TV

The Looming Tower, a drama based on Lawrence Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-winning nonfiction book that chronicles the events that led to the September 11 terrorist attacks. The project hails from Oscar-nominated writer Dan Futterman (Foxcatcher, Capote), Oscar- and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, Taxi to the Dark Side) and Legendary Television. The deal, which had been in the works for a while, comes on the heels of the 15th anniversary of 9/11, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil.- Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood