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Freed Journalists: Coming to a Theatre Near You?

Laura Ling and Euna Lee's survival story is complete with a storybook ending, so will this tale be told on the big screen?

Time magazine's Mark Halperin tells "Extra" the Ling/Lee story is tailor-made for a film adaptation.

"This story has everything," Halperin says, adding, "First of all, a happy ending, but it's got big characters, drama, international intrigue and the biggest personality in the world -- Bill Clinton."

10 Facts about Laura Ling and Euna Lee

1. Laura Ling

Laura is a Taiwanese American journalist.

2. Keeping Current

Laura works for Current TV as a correspondent and is VP of its Vanguard Journalism Unit.

3. Sisterly Love

Laura’s sister is Lisa Ling, a special correspondent for “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “National Geographic Explorer” and CNN.

4. Go Bruins

Laura graduated from UCLA in 1998 with a degree in Communications.

5. Resume

Laura used to work as a producer for Channel One News and for an MTV documentary series.

6. Euna Lee

Euna is a American journalist born in South Korea.

7. Working Hard

Euna has been working for Current TV since 2005.

8. College Years

Euna (right) attended Academy of Art University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Broadcasting.

9. Lee's Love

Euna is married to actor Michael Saldate.

10. Proud Mom

Euna has a daughter named Hana.

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