Dave Wedge and Casey Sherman (left), who host and produce the true-crime podcast Saints, Sinners and Serial Killers, have written five bestsellers including Boston Strong: A City’s Triumph Over Tragedy, which was adapted for the 2017 film, Patriots Day starring Mark Wahlberg, 12: The Inside Story of Tom Brady’s Fight for Redemption, Hunting Whitey: The Inside Story of the Capture and Killing of America’s Most Wanted Crime Boss, and The Last Days of John Lennon.
The producers are currently in discussions with several networks for distribution.
“Jack’s legend is only growing and this partnership is the next step toward bringing his spirit and words to new generations looking for artistic inspiration,” Sampas said. “Dave and Casey’s unique brand of immersive storytelling and track record of success make them the perfect partner to bring Jack’s groundbreaking work to the podcast space.”
“Fans of Jack of course are going to love this project, but all podcast listeners are going to be excited by the roster of talent this show will include,” added Cunha.
“As writers who were influenced by the counter-culture era that Kerouac helped create, we are humbled and proud to be partnering with the Kerouac Estate to share his genius with the podcast world,” Wedge and Sherman added. “This is a dream project for us and we can’t wait for people to hear the stories of how Kerouac influenced some of our most beloved artists and musicians.”