The six-hour miniseries, which is penned by Simon and fellow former Baltimore Sun journalist/”The Wire” scribe William F. Zorzi, follows a young Yonkers mayor who is faced with a federal court order requiring that he build a small number of low-income housing units in his town’s Caucasian neighborhoods. His attempt to do so tears the entire city apart, paralyzes the entire municipal government and, ultimately, destroys the him and his political future. The series takes place in the 1980s and 90s.
We reported on J. J. Abrams teaming up with OMAZE and UNICEF to raise money for children. This collaboration is continuing on as Force for Change follows the production of Star Wars: Episode VII….