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SundanceTV Orders Docuseries Based on Jeff Guinn’s ‘Road to Jonestown’

SundanceTV just announced that they have greenlit a brand new docuseries based on RMG client Jeff Guinn’s book The Road to Jonestown. She series is set to air on SundanceTV this year in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the Jonestown Massacre.

Guinn’s book tells the story of Jim Jones, the man responsible for the infamous Jonestown Massacre — the largest murder-suicide in American history that claimed the lives of more than 900 people. The series will endeavor to paint a picture of Jones’ transformation from charismatic preacher and champion of civil rights, into the egomaniacal demagogue we now know. On board to produce are Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way, and the Emmy Award-winning Stephen David Entertainment.

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