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2 items from 2011


Quick Shooter: A Clint Eastwood Profile (Part 3)

11 October 2011 11:41 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Trevor Hogg profiles the career of Hollywood icon Clint Eastwood in the third of a five-part feature (read parts one and two)...

“You’ve got to keep stretching out and trying other stuff,” observed actor and director Clint Eastwood. “I could have chosen a lot of scripts that were different than Bronco Billy [1980], that were less of a challenge but it was worth trying.” The native of San Francisco, California explains, “It’s about the American Dream, and Billy’s dream that he fought so hard for. It’s all the context of this outdated Wild West show that has absolutely no chance of being a hit. But it’s sweet. It’s pure.” The subject matter resembles the work of two legendary Hollywood filmmakers. “My first thought was that Frank Capra [It’s a Wonderful Life] or Preston Sturges [Sullivan’s Travels] might have done it in their heyday. It has some values that were interesting to »

- flickeringmyth

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Fox Sets Scribe Aline Brosh McKenna to Adapt Graphic Novel Rust

15 July 2011 1:09 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

  20th Century Fox has acquired the screen rights to Royden Lepp’s graphic novel Rust. Deadline reports that the studio has set screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna (The Devil Wears Prada) to pen the script. The story centers on a boy with a jetpack named Jet Jones who crashes into a family farm in the American heartland after being chased by a decommissioned war robot. The eldest son of the family that owns the farm not only has to work to keep the farm alive during the war, but now must deal with the mysterious jetpack boy whose past secrets may or may not be the key to the family’s survival. Brosh McKenna most recently scripted Douglas McGrath’s I Don’t Know How She Does It and Cameron Crowe’s We Bought a Zoo. Simon Kinsberg (X-Men: First Class) is producing the Rocketeer-esque adventure flick. »

- Adam Chitwood

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