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Joel Silver Sells 2 Crime Dramas To CBS

Joel Silver Sells 2 Crime Dramas To CBS

Joel Silver and his Silver Pictures Television have sold two drama projects to CBS — False Memories, written by Steve Maeda (Salvation), and Crooked Brooklyn, written by Adair Cole (Norco). Both hail from Lionsgate Television where Silver Pictures Television has a first-look deal.

False Memories is co-produced by Condé Nast Entertainment as it is inspired by Emmy Bryce’s article “False Memories and False Confessions: The Psychology of Imagined Crimes,” published by Wired UK in July 2017. Crooked Brooklyn is inspired by Michael Vecchione and Jerry Schmetterer’s 2015 bestselling book Crooked Brooklyn: Taking Down Corrupt Judges, Dirty Politicians, Killers and Body Snatchers.

Silver executive produces both projects alongside Silver Pictures Television president Rodney Ferrell.

Written/executive produced by Maeda, who will serve as showrunner, False Memories centers on a forensic psychologist who uses her expertise in the malleability of human memory to investigate crime scenes and analyze the memories of victims and

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