26 October 2009 5:38 AM, PDT | FilmJunk | See recent FilmJunk news »

Well this is a pretty weird story. It appears that another one of Chuck Klosterman's books is headed to the big screen, and the people behind it are none other than Tom Ruprecht, a writer for The Late Show with David Letterman, and Craig Finn, frontman for popular indie rock band The Hold Steady [1]. Huh? The duo have optioned the rights to Fargo Rock City, Klosterman's first book, a semi-autobiographical memoir of growing up in the midwest throughout the '80s as a fan of heavy metal. It will join Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story, the other Klosterman book that is currently in development [2] as a feature film. Fargo Rock City actually seems a fair bit more suitable for a film adaptation, and according to Risky Business [3], Ruprecht and Finn will be focusing more on the idea of a group of nerdy high school seniors in search of themselves, »

- Sean

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