America's Son

FOX Developing 'Hamlet'-Inspired D.C. Drama 'America's Son'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 20, 2012 09:30 PM
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Like 'The Lion King' and 'Sons of Anarchy' have proven, 'Hamlet' makes for an incredible source of drama trumped only by the play itself.  But with Shakespeare's influence felt in countless modern works around the globe, why hide it?  Former 'The West Wing' writer Paul Redford certainly has no intention of obscuring his link to the Bard, working with FOX to develop new contemporary political drama 'America's Son,' based on the classic revenge tale!