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5 items from 2011


Philip K. Dick’s Now Wait For Last Year Is Headed to the Big Screen

14 December 2011 8:00 AM, PST | ScifiMafia | See recent ScifiMafia news »

Back in March, Universal Pictures released The Adjustment Bureau, written and directed by George Nolfi (The Bourne Ultimatum), which is based on a short story (Adjustment Team), and next August, most of us will be heading to the theater to see director Len Wiseman‘s forthcoming remake of Total Recall, starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bill Nighy and John Cho, which is based on a novelette called, “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale“.

What do these projects, along with Minority Report, A Scanner Darkly and a handful of others all have in common? Philip K. Dick.

In addition to the Michel Gondry (Green Hornet) directed big-screen adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s 1969 book, Ubik that we told you was in the pipeline back in February, now Variety reports that Lila 9th and Electric Shepherd Productions are joining forces to bring Philip K. Dick‘s 1966 sci-fi novel Now »

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Philip K. Dick’s ‘Now Wait for Last Year’ Optioned

6 December 2011 5:00 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

[1] It's been nearly thirty years since the passing of iconic sci-fi novelist Philip K. Dick, but his popularity in Hollywood apparently hasn't waned at all. Big-screen projects based on his books and short stories include Blade Runner, Total Recall, Minority Report, A Scanner Darkly, and The Adjustment Bureau, and now Lila 9th and Electric Shepherd Productions have optioned the rights to Now Wait for Last Year, with Ted Kupper tapped to write the screenplay. More details after the jump. Variety [2] reports that Barrie M. Osborne (The Lord of the Rings), Cameron Lamb, and Dick's daughter Isa Dick Hackett will produce, while Dan Keston, Laura Leslie, Christopher Tricarico and Kathy Morgan will executive produce. The production is currently seeking a director, with plans to start production in the third quarter of 2012. No actors are attached at this time. Published in 1966, Dick's novel unfolds in a future in which Earth has teamed up with the 'Starmen, »

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Philip K. Dick's Now Wait For Last Year heading to the bigscreen

5 December 2011 9:55 AM, PST | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Now Wait for Last Year to be produced by Barrie M. Osborne (Lord of the Rings) Ted Kupper is set to adapt the adaptation of Philip K. Dick's work, for Lila 9th and Electric Shepherd Productions, reports Variety. The story takes place in a distant future and tells of a war between "starmen" and earth, and an focuses on an organ transplant doctor caught up in the politics between the two. Barrie M. Osborne will produce alongside Dick's daughter Isa Dick Hackett, as well as Cameron Lamb, while Dan Keston, Laura Leslie, Christopher Tricarico and Kathy Morgan will serve as executive producers. This latest adaptation, joins other Philip K. Dick works bought to screen including Total Recall (being remade now with Colin Farrell in the lead), Blade Runner starring Harrison Ford, Tom Cruise »

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Philip K. Dick's Now Wait For Last Year heading to the bigscreen

5 December 2011 9:55 AM, PST | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Now Wait for Last Year to be produced by Barrie M. Osborne (Lord of the Rings) Ted Kupper is set to adapt the adaptation of Philip K. Dick's work, for Lila 9th and Electric Shepherd Productions, reports Variety. The story takes place in a distant future and tells of a war between "starmen" and earth, and an focuses on an organ transplant doctor caught up in the politics between the two. Barrie M. Osborne will produce alongside Dick's daughter Isa Dick Hackett, as well as Cameron Lamb, while Dan Keston, Laura Leslie, Christopher Tricarico and Kathy Morgan will serve as executive producers. This latest adaptation, joins other Philip K. Dick works bought to screen including Total Recall (being remade now with Colin Farrell in the lead), Blade Runner starring Harrison Ford, Tom Cruise »

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Philip K. Dick's Now Wait For Last Year heading to the bigscreen

5 December 2011 9:55 AM, PST | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Now Wait for Last Year to be produced by Barrie M. Osborne (Lord of the Rings) Ted Kupper is set to adapt the adaptation of Philip K. Dick's work, for Lila 9th and Electric Shepherd Productions, reports Variety. The story takes place in a distant future and tells of a war between "starmen" and earth, and an focuses on an organ transplant doctor caught up in the politics between the two. Barrie M. Osborne will produce alongside Dick's daughter Isa Dick Hackett, as well as Cameron Lamb, while Dan Keston, Laura Leslie, Christopher Tricarico and Kathy Morgan will serve as executive producers. This latest adaptation, joins other Philip K. Dick works bought to screen including Total Recall (being remade now with Colin Farrell in the lead), Blade Runner starring Harrison Ford, Tom Cruise »

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