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The 2010 novel Monster Republic is being prepped for the big screen. Screen Daily says Komixx Entertainment has tapped writer Miles Chapman to pen an adaptation.
Per the outlet, the story "begins with the evil Dr Lazarus Fry, who is hellbent on world domination and engineers an explosion in a nuclear power plant, patching the victims up with scavenged body parts and creating an army of superhuman soldiers programmed for destruction.
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- Ryan Turek
Miles Chapman to adapt sci-fi novel.
The story of Monster Republic begins with the evil Dr Lazarus Fry, who is hellbent on world domination and engineers an explosion in a nuclear power plant, patching the victims up with scavenged body parts and creating an army of superhuman soldiers programmed for destruction. But teenage boy Cameron escapes, and joins forces with a band of rebel kids to seek revenge on Fry.
The novel was published by Random House Children’s Publishers UK (Rhcp) in January 2010. »
- email@example.com (Michael Rosser)
After two box office disappointments, The Last Stand and Bullet To The Head, two of action’s greatest ever stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone come together for the first film in which they properly, actually, legitimately star with each other, the thriller Escape Plan.
Bursting forth with all the bravura and inherent silliness of the two men’s action heyday, Escape Plan feels very much like a throwback to a time when action films didn’t rely on special effects or young, hot stars instead giving us a world where Stallone can hook up with Amy Ryan and Schwarzenegger can have a slow-motion whip around shot on his eyes as he first manages to get a gun. On these terms, Escape Plan does exactly what it says »
- Ian Loring
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