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HBO to air Scientology documentary based on book 'Going Clear'
HBO to air Scientology documentary based on book 'Going Clear'

HBO is planning to air a documentary based on Lawrence Wright's "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & The Prison of Belief," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, directed by Alex Gibney ("Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room"), could air on the network next year. Wright's book, which is critical of the Church of Scientology, has been controversial since its release in 2013. Shortlisted for the National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award and L.A. Times Book Prize, the book was dropped by its British publisher, Transworld, possibly out of fear of a potential lawsuit by the church. The Hollywood Reporter quotes HBO Documentary Films...

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