CBS plans a movie about Flight 93
BY Advocate.com Editors
January 10 2002 1:00 AM ET
Variety reports that producer Lawrence Schiller (An American Tragedy) and CBS are making a TV movie about United Flight 93, the plane that crashed in Pennsylvania on September 11. Passengers confronted the terrorists on that flight and kept the plane from its intended target of Washington, D.C.; it is thought that one of the passengers principally responsible for overpowering the hijackers was openly gay public relations executive and rugby player Mark Bingham, The Advocate's 2001 Person of the Year.
The film, scheduled to broadcast in 2003 at the earliest, would tell the story from the point of view of people on the ground and will not re-create what might have happened aboard the plane. "That would be an invasion of privacy, and I'm not interested in doing that," said Schiller.
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