Nick Cassavetes To Direct 'Bombing Harvey'

Nick Cassavetes is attached to write and direct fact-based drama Bombing Harvey, according to Variety.

Based on a millionaire who tried to cover his gambling losses by planting a bomb and extorting $3 million from a Lake Tahoe casino. The 1980 incident ended when authorities detonated the device and destroyed Harvey's Resort Hotel. The bomber was John Birges, a Hungarian scientist who came to the U.S. and became a major landscape contractor in California. Birges was caught after being turned in by his son, John Birges Jr. The senior Birges had lost $3 million at the casino and was attempting to get the money back.

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