Nat Geo Developing Vietnam War Limited Series ‘Last Men Out’

Tom Fontana Barry Levinson Last Men
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National Geographic Channel is looking at the ramifications of war from the ground up.

Courteney Monroe, NGC’s CEO, announced Wednesday at its Television Critics Association press day that the cabler is working with Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson to develop “Last Men Out.” The limited series will chronicle the lives of the men still around for the final few hours of the U.S.’ involvement in the Vietnam conflict.

“Homicide: Life on the Street” alums Fontana and Levinson are also co-exec producing Discovery Channel’s “Killing Fields,” an upcoming series that will scrutinize the history attached to various “killing fields” in America where crimes have gone undetected due to geography and outside elements.

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