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Back in April of 2009 acclaimed documentarian Errol Morris announced his intent [1] to make his second non-doc feature. The film was being written by Stranger Than Fiction scripter Zach Helm, based on two sources:  Robert F. Nelson’s memoir We Froze the First Man and a This American Life segment called 'You’re Cold As Ice [2],' which jointly follow the story of Robert Nelson, a TV repairman who developed his own cryogenic preservation technology in the mid-'60s. We haven't heard much about the film in some time, but it isn't dead. (Resist the puns. Resist the puns.) Now, while promoting his recent documentary Tabloid, Errol Morris has revealed that Paul Rudd will play Bob Nelson. Errol Morris has talked about casting Paul Rudd to a couple of outlets, like the Washington Post [3], and says the Zack Helm script is done. (It should be, after two years.)He's also collaborating »

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