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Heat director Michael Mann is working on next chapter of the iconic film for his new publishing imprint

Mann tells us why he's taking his filmmaking skills to the world of books with his own publishing imprint, Michael Mann Books.
The first book published through Michael Mann Books is called Hunting LeRoux by investigative journalist Elaine Shannon. (Supplied/HarperCollins Canada)
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If you've seen any of Michael Mann's films, like Heat, Thief or The Insider, you'll know that they're recognized for their visual style. Mann drives the entire creative process for his films, often directing, producing and writing the screenplay.

Now, he's taking those skills to the world of books with his own publishing imprint, Michael Mann Books.

Today, Mann joins Tom Power live from New York to discuss his new book deal and how his style will translate from the screen to the written page.

The first book published through Michael Mann Books is called Hunting LeRoux by investigative journalist Elaine Shannon and it's out now. Watch the trailer for the book below. 

Click 'listen' near the top of this page to hear the full conversation.

Produced by ​Ben Jamieson

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