Affleck to star in HBO’s “Lewis And Clark.”

Casey Affleck has signed up to star in HBO’s “Lewis And Clark.” As you might have surmised from the title, the six-hour miniseries will be about explorers Lewis and Clark, and their journey down the Missouri River. Some big talent is behind this one with powerhouses Tom Hanks and Brad Pitt putting the executive producer credit on this thing. And the show will be adapted from the book “Undaunted Courage” by Stephen E. Ambrose (the guy who penned “Band Of Brothers”). Here’s the Amazon synopsis:

From the bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one of the great adventure stories of all time.

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