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Controversial Katie Holmes Miniseries Yanked

The History Channel's high-profile, expensive spring miniseries The Kennedys -- which cast Greg Kinnear as John F. Kennedy and Katie Holmes as Jackie -- has been scuttled. "While the film is produced and acted with the highest quality, after viewing the final product in its totality, we have concluded this dramatic interpretation is not a fit for the History brand," a rep for the channel told THR. The 8-part project from conservative producer Joel Surnow (24) had been blasted by some Kennedy historians as a slanted smear job, and the History Channel confirmed that the miniseries was not "historically accurate" enough to air. Still, with this star power, The Kennedys will almost certainly find a new home soon. [THR]

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