Over a year ago, Pajiba reported that Jon Stewart had bought the life rights of jailed Iranian journalist and filmmaker Maziar Bahari. The idea was evidently to produce a film based on the man’s story, as chronicled in his book Then They Came For Me, which details his 118 day imprisonment in Iran, 107 days of which were spent in solitary confinement.

Last night on The Daily Show Jon Stewart hosted Mr. Bahari for an extended interview, and though he revealed no real details, he did confirm that the two are working on a film based on the book. Read More »