Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP) has been commissioned to produce a doc on the ‘Underwear Bomber’ for Discovery Channel U.S. The one hour doc will investigate how Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (aka the Underwear Bomber) boarded a flight to the U.S. on Christmas Day, 2009 while allegedly carrying a package of explosives within his undergarments. DSP will talk to leading experts in counter-terrorism, aviation security and passengers on the flight to piece the case together. The Underwear Bomber – Detroit Bomb Plot will air on Discovery Channel March 11 and will be distributed by Endemol Worldwide Distribution.
- Hot Docs ’17