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George Papadopoulos, Wife to Star in Docuseries: Report

A docuseries about George and Simona Papadopoulos’ life after special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is in the works, The Washington Post reports. Los Angeles-based FGW Productions is reportedly working on a series that will probe the personal and political drama surrounding the couple. “The story to me is this young couple who falls in love and days later find themselves in the middle of this international scandal,” executive producer Stephanie Frederic told the newspaper. Frederic said the show is not meant to be political, but it will “examine” George’s account of the Trump campaign and his FBI interactions. She also said the show will not be a reality TV program, but an account of their “day-to-day activities” and future ambitions. George is reportedly looking to run for Congress, while Simona wants to pursue an acting and modeling career. The series will also cover the Papadopoulos’ family drama, including questions about Simona’s background and tensions on George’s side of the family.

The film crew reportedly recorded George’s release from federal prison in Wisconsin last week. He was sentenced to two weeks in jail by Mueller for lying to the FBI about Russian professor Joseph Misfud. The Post reports that the crew will follow the couple “until at least February.” Frederic said the project is being funded by unnamed FGW investors, and told the newspaper that none of the funders are Russian. “It’s a human story that gives people better understanding of the pressure a federal investigation can cause to a newly married couple,” she said of the project.