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I've always liked working on stories that combine people who are relatable with something insane. The most exciting thing for me is crossing that bridge between something we know is real and something that is extraordinary. The thing for me has always been how you cross that bridge.
In 2011, during an interview on the NPR program "Fresh Air with Terry Gross", writer/director Abrams told a story about getting to attend a very early rough-cut screening of Escape from New York
(1981) with his father, producer Gerald W. Abrams
(who knew that his then-15-year-old son was a huge fan of John Carpenter
). Abrams told Gross that during the discussion afterward, Gerald suggested ...