From Etan Vlessing of The Hollywood Reporter:
‘Continuum’ Creator Simon Barry Developing Mob Boss Miniseries
Simon Barry, the creator of Syfy’sÂ ContinuumÂ drama, is developing and show running a mini-series based on a book about true-life Sicilian mob boss Vito Rizzuto.
Barry and Michael Konyves will turn the non-fiction bookÂ Business or Blood: Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto’s Last WarÂ intoÂ Bad Blood, into a six-part original miniseries for Canada’s City network. Rizzuto, imprisoned in 2006 for his role in a decades-old Brooklyn triple murder, controlled a piece of the U.S. drug market from his base in Montreal before his death in December 2013. Continue reading.