HBO to Develop ‘Game Change’ Sequel ‘Double Down’

by | December 12, 2012 at 4:00 PM | HBO, TV News

Ed Harris as John McCain and Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin in "Game Change" (Photo: HBO)

By Tim Kenneally | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – HBO is going back on the campaign trail with Mark Halperin and John Heilemann.

HBO will develop Halperin and Heilemann’s upcoming book “Double Down: Game Change 2012,” about the 2012 presidential election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, a spokeswoman for the network told TheWrap.

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HBO also adapted Halperin and Heilemann”s book “Game Change,” about the 2008 election between Obama and John McCain. That adaptation starred Ed Harris as McCain and Julianne Moore as his running mate Sarah Palin.

Penguin Press announced that it will publish the sequel to the 2010 bestseller “Game Change” in fall 2013. According to a release issued by Penguin, the new book “will, of course, break news; but, more importantly, it will create the lasting story of the 2012 race for the presidency.”