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Re: Charles Fort The Movie

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
Date: Sun, 9 Oct 2011 11:17:29 -0500
Archived: Sun, 09 Oct 2011 12:41:55 -0400
Subject: Re: Charles Fort The Movie

>From: Terry W. Colvin <fortean1.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2011 14:19:47 +0700 (GMT+07:00)
>Subject: Charles Fort The Movie

>Robert Zemeckis Turning 'Charles Fort' Into Period Occult
>Adventure Picture


>Heat Vision reports that Zemeckis, who's made a new home for
>Imagemovers over at Universal, has set up Charles Fort, a period
>fantasy adventure that's an adaptation of a limited Dark Horse
>Comics series called Fort: Prophet of the Unexplained, which was
>written by Peter M. Lenkov (who also created R.I.P.D, which is
>being turned into the currently filming Ryan Reynolds/Jeff
>Bridges actioner).


>The idea's being sold as a period Ghostbusters, likely to follow
>the comic's lead in portraying Fort as an investigator of the
>weird, battling aliens in 1900s New York, aided by a young H.P.


One's natural immediate curmudgeonly response is to think, "This
sounds really dumb."

On second thought, however, it's gratifying to reflect that we
writers, who tend to be creatures of sedentary habits, have a
shot at becoming Hollywood action heroes one day.

Jerry Clark

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