/// Discovery Goes Scripted With ‘Klondike’

December 11, 2012  |  Media Week

Discovery made a surprising announcement today: the nonfiction network has greenlit its first scripted series, Klondike (working title), based on Charlotte Gray's true-life account of the 1896 gold rush, Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike . The miniseries is about six strangers struggling to find their fortunes and evade dangers posed by disease, the harsh climate, and other people in the tiny Canadian town of Dawson City, deep in the Yukon. The showrunner will be Paul Scheuring, who takes the titles of primary writer and exec producer, with Alien and Prometheus director

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