HBO indicators Ronan Farrow for documentary deal following his reporting on Harvey Weinstein
HBO introduced this afternoon that it has signed a three-year cope with investigative reporter Ronan Farrow. His back-to-back, in-depth studies at The New Yorker have been a serious a part of the Harvey Weinstein unmasking and the following avalanche of sexual abuse revelations in Hollywood. His work constructed off of an preliminary bombshell report by The New York Occasions’ Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, printed in early October 2017.
Now, he’ll develop and star in a sequence of investigative documentaries on HBO and retain his job at The New Yorker. The deal begins later this 12 months, and also will embody shorter items for HBO’s numerous platforms.
“His work has contributed to this watershed second in our tradition”
In a press launch, HBO president of programming Casey Bloys cited Farrow’s reporting on Weinstein saying, “Ronan Farrow’s extraordinary, revelatory reporting for The New Yorker has helped to propel a string of different investigations, breakthroughs, and overdue conversations. His work has contributed to this watershed second in our tradition, and we’re excited to offer a platform for this dogged reporter to pursue tasks that proceed to talk fact to energy.”
Ronan is the son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, and he wrote in regards to the “tradition of acquiescence” round his father in a 2016 visitor column for The Hollywood Reporter, arguing that his sister Dylan Farrow’s claims of abuse by the hands of her father had been dismissed as a result of a poisonous normal of complicity between Hollywood energy gamers and trade press. Previous to his job at The New Yorker, he labored as an investigative reporter at MSNBC and NBC Information, and earlier than his profession in journalism he was a particular advisor on NGO and humanitarian points for the Obama administration and labored in Hillary Clinton’s State Division.
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