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Arnold Schwarzenegger sells bodybuilding drama to U.S. network

May 29, 2013 | 7:33pm EDT

Arnold Schwarzenegger has turned TV mogul after selling a new drama about Los Angeles' fitness culture to executives at U.S. cable network Showtime. The former bodybuilder will also feature on the show, titled Pump, if a pilot episode is a hit - and the project becomes a series. Showtime bosses announced the details of the deal, revealing the hour-long programme will follow the origins of the fitness industry and look at the "culture of body worship" through the eyes of a gym in Venice Beach. Schwarzenegger will executive produce Pump.

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