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 <snip> >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). <snip> >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. >Lovecraft. <snip> 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 Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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