19 January 2012 10:00 AM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

[1] It seems like just about everyone who grew up in the '80s and '90s considers themselves a fan of Robert Zemeckis' Back to the Future movies, and with good reason; that trilogy has held up surprisingly well over the years. But there's being a fan, and then there's being completely and utterly obsessed. Like, try-to-actually-become-Marty-McFly obsessed. Directed by Phil Hawkins, the upcoming Bttf-inspired Great Scott will be about a young man who falls squarely into the latter category. More about the film after the jump. MovieHole [2] reports that Great Scott will focus on an unhappy working class teen in '80s Manchester, England who develops a fixation on the 1985 sci-fi comedy classic and, along with it, a burning desire to leave behind his humdrum life and live out the adventures of his cinematic hero. It's not clear how closely Great Scott will mirror Back to the Future, »


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