That’s right.  Former Buffy alum, Danny Strong, joins HBO’s film team in an upcoming film entitled “Recount,” which documents the weeks following the 2000 Presidential election and the endless recounts and controversy surrounding it.

Strong pitched the idea a year and a half ago, having done extensive research and interviews in order to get a better perspective for those who were involved in the recounts during that election year.  HBO is aiming for a release date of early Spring, 2008.

The film will be directed by Sydney Pollack, who is recognized for directing such films as “Out of Africa” and “Tootsie.”

“It’s a very compelling piece that takes a well-known event and deconstructs it from the point of view of the people involved,” HBO Films president Colin Callender said.  …according to

Good luck to Danny!