01/19/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

"Cocaine Cowboys" Planned By HBO

"Cocaine Cowboys" is saddling up at HBO.

Feature heavyweights Jerry Bruckheimer and Michael Bay are exec producing the drama project, which Meredith Stiehm, creator/exec producer of Bruckheimer's CBS drama "Cold Case," has come on board to write.

Inspired by Billy Corben's 2006 documentary, "Cowboys" chronicles the early days of cocaine trafficking in Miami. It is being produced by Warner Bros. TV, where Jerry Bruckheimer TV is based.

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