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Kevin Lang is the senior editor and writer at History vs. Hollywood. He has been researching the historical accuracy in movies and TV series for more than two decades.
Kevin has been featured in various publications, including the Tampa Bay Times and FADE IN magazine. His articles have been read by hundreds of millions of people around the world
and have been cited numerous times across a variety of media. Kevin graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh, where his studies focused on history, writing, mathematics,
and a major in computer science. He enjoys spending time with his family, as well as playing hockey, tennis, and skiing.
Napoleon: History vs. HollywoodWe pit Ridley Scott's Napoleon movie vs. the true story of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, his rise to power, and his wife Josephine.November 22, 2023 Nyad: History vs. HollywoodWe dive into Diana Nyad's true story as we fact-check Netflix's Nyad movie starring Annette Bening and Jodie Foster.November 3, 2023 Pain Hustlers: History vs. HollywoodWe pit the Pain Hustlers movie vs. the true story of the Insys Therapeutics opioid bribery scandal. Are the Pain Hustlers characters based on real people?October 27, 2023 The Burial: History vs. HollywoodWe dig into The Burial as we compare it to the true story of Jeremiah O'Keefe's lawsuit. The Willie Gary movie stars Jamie Foxx and Tommy Lee Jones.September 26, 2023 Dumb Money: History vs. HollywoodWe pit the Dumb Money movie vs. the true story of Keith Gill and the GameStop stock scandal. See the Dumb Money cast vs. the real people involved in the GameStop short squeeze.September 8, 2023 A Million Miles Away: History vs. HollywoodThe A Million Miles Away true story is compared to the Jose Hernandez movie starring Michael Pena. Meet the real NASA astronaut who was a former migrant farmworker.August 28, 2023 The Hill: History vs. HollywoodWe pit The Hill movie vs. the true story of Rickey Hill's baseball journey, including battling through a disability and his relationship with his father.August 20, 2023 Gran Turismo: History vs. HollywoodWe pit Gran Turismo vs. the true story of Jann Mardenborough, winner of Nissan's GT Academy who went from gaming to becoming a real-life race car driver.August 6, 2023 The Beanie Bubble: History vs. HollywoodWe pit The Beanie Bubble vs. the true story of Ty Warner and the Beanie Babies craze. Meet the real Ty Warner, his girlfriends, and inspirations for the characters in the movie.July 26, 2023 Oppenheimer: History vs. HollywoodThe Oppenheimer true story is compared to the Christopher Nolan movie about physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, director of the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos that produced the atomic bomb.July 19, 2023 Sound of Freedom: History vs. HollywoodWe pit Sound of Freedom vs. the true story of Tim Ballard, a former government agent who quit his job so that he could complete his mission and rescue more than 100 women and children from child traffickers.June 18, 2023 Maggie Moore(s): History vs. HollywoodWe pit the Maggie Moore(s) movie vs. the true story of the Mary Morris murders. Find out if Jon Hamm, Tina Fey and Nick Mohammed's characters are based on real people.June 12, 2023