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Exile Content And Lawrence Bender Acquire Rights To New York Times Story About One Of Mexico’s Deadliest Assassins

Exile Content And Lawrence Bender Acquire Rights To New York Times Story About One Of Mexico’s Deadliest Assassins

Exclusive: Exile Content has teamed with Pulp Fiction producer Lawrence Bender to acquire the rights to Azam Ahmed’s New York Times article, “He Was One of Mexico’s Deadliest Assassins. Then He Turned on His Cartel”. Exile and Bender are currently developing the story into a film or series with Ahmed and Caitlin Roper as producers.

Ahmed co-wrote the article with Paulina Villegas which was published in December 2019. It tells the story of a man who became one of the deadliest assassins in Mexico who eventually taken into custody via a makeshift witness protection program. He eventually fell back into the deadly trade. “This will never end, no matter what I do,” he said in the New York Times story. “But I just won’t be a part of it anymore.”

This is not the first story from Ahmed that has been acquired to be developed into a project.

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