HBO is working with veteran producers Tom Fontana
and Barry Levinson
on developing an original movie based on the 1995 book Shot in the Heart
, according to The Hollywood Reporter
. The autobiography tells the story of the dysfunctional family life of author Mikal Gilmore
and his older brother, Gary Gilmore
, who in 1977 became the first person executed in the U.S. after a 10-year death-penalty hiatus.