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News  Published 11/27/12 3:32pm

Penn Professor's Book To Inspire TV Series

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University Professor Adrian Raine, as many professors do, wrote some books. Unlike most (all?) of the rest, however, Raine's book The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime was picked up by Homeland producers Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa and inspired a new TV show called Anatomy of Violence, as reported by TV Guide. That's a big deal! Even more impressive, it was bought by CBS. So far they've agreed to a pilot production, but let's be serious: these producers don't mess around.

This drama follows a female FBI agent who begins to work with a mysterious psychiatrist with whom she previously "shared a connection," whatever that means. Professor Raine works in the Departments of Criminology, Psychiatry, and Psychology at Penn. He's also a superhero. Way to go, Prof!

 

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