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'L.A. Confidential' Is Becoming a TV Show... Again

"L.A. Confidential," the terrific 1997 neo-noir that snagged two Oscars, is headed for the small screen. The film trimmed James Ellroy's sprawling crime epic into a much shorter timeline and dropped a number of story lines, so there's still plenty of material to mine. Variety reports that the series, like the film, will focus on three homicide detectives, but also a female reporter, a Hollywood actress, and the hunt for a sadistic serial killer.
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