Bored to Death: The Movie

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Dust off your trench coat! Chill the white wine! Bored to Death is going to HOLLYWOOD.

According to the The Hollywood Reporter, Jonathan Ames is working on a movie-length script which would pick up where season three left off. Apparently, Jonathan becomes a policeman with a “traffic-cop go-kart kind of thing” and George and Ray move in together? Whatever! THIS IS HAPPENING.


— Elissa Goldstein is one-half of The Outlet’s editorial team. (The other half is here.)

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