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After more than six decades, “State of the Union” is heading back to the big screen with Identity Films and Flat Penny Films developing a feature version of the political drama.

The banners have secured the underlying rights to the play, written by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. The duo won a Pulitzer Prize and the play was adapted as a feature by Frank Capra starring  Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn and Angela Lansbury.

Tracy portrayed a Republican candidate for President backed by a female newspaper magnate, played by Lansbury,  who intends to deadlock the Republican convention and put forward her candidate as a compromise. Hepburn portrayed the estranged wife of Tracy’s character.

Project will be produced by Identity’s Anthony Mastromauro and Flat Penny’s Amy Lanier. The producers are seeking writers.

Mastromauro is a producer on a pair of completed family dramas — “As Cool As I Am,” adapted from Pete Fromm’s coming-of-age novel, and “After the Fall,” about a couple building a hospital following their daughter’s death.