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Project Blue Book (History 2019, Aidan Gillen, Michael Malarkey)



Blue Book chronicles the true top secret United States Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950’s and 60’s known as “Project Blue Book.” The series follows Dr. J. Allen Hynek, a brilliant college professor recruited by the U.S. Air Force to spearhead this clandestine operation that researched thousands of cases, many of which were never solved. Each episode will draw from the actual files, blending UFO theories with authentic historical events from one of the most mysterious eras in United States history.

“Blue Book is inspired by the true covert events of an era in American history shrouded in mystery,” said Buccieri. “Robert Zemeckis and the creative team have shaped an incredibly compelling narrative, building upon HISTORY’s unique, growing brand of fact-based scripted programming.”

“Rarely have I been associated with a project that is a perfect fusion of historical fact and extraordinary entertainment,” said Zemeckis. “We are grateful for A+E Studios’ and HISTORY’s support for what I know will be a fabulous series.”

Blue Book marks the fourth original scripted series to join the HISTORY slate and the third scripted series from A+E Studios.

Aidan Gillen as J. Allen Hynek
Ksenia Solo as Susie Miller
Laura Mennell as Mimi Hynek
Michael Harney as Hugh Valentine
Michael Malarkey as Michael Quinn
Neal McDonough as James Harding

key behind the scenes crew
David O’Leary as Creator
Robert Zemeckis as Executive Producer
Jack Rapke as Executive Producer
Jackie Levine as Executive Producer

show type
Period drama

broadcast from
Tuesday 8 January 2019
1 season with ten episodes in total.

network and production companies
History – A+E Studios – Compari Entertainment



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