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Will Smith’s production company boards Israeli docuseries on Munich massacre

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A new Israeli documentary series about the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games will be co-produced by Global Screen, a German entertainment company co-owned by actor and media mogul Will Smith.

The TV series, “Munich 72,” is being produced by Israel’s Tadmor Entertainment, and will focus on the events that unfurled on September 5, 1972, at the Munich Olympic village. Palestinian terrorists took members of Israel’s Olympic delegation hostage in an attempt to gain the release of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners. Ultimately, 11 Israeli athletes and coaches were murdered by the terrorists.

The series is slated to combine archival footage, interviews with key figures and dramatized scenes of the situation that unfolded in both Germany and Israel before, during........

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