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'How I Met Your Mother' Spinoff In The Works, Whitey Bulger Drama Heads To TV & More

It took a few years, but actor Peter Facinelli (“Twilight” series) will finally see his Whitey Bulger project get off the ground. Facinelli was originally on board to produce a film adaptation of “Street Soldier: My Life as an Enforcer For Whitey Bulger and the Boston Irish Mob,” which was written by Edward MacKenzie and Phyllis Karas, but now Fox is looking to turn the project into a TV series. Facinelli will play the lead and has signed on as an executive producer. The book’s about the life of boxer and drug dealer Eddie MacKenzie who used to be an enforcer for Whitey Bulger, the project is to be penned by Larry Golin (“Rocky Marciano”). [Deadline] If you’re a fan of the CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother” and you’re sad the series is finally coming to an end after nine seasons, get ready to wipe away your tears.

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