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Friends of Film is developing an adaptation of famed author Frederick Forsyth's 2001 novella "Whispering Wind".
The story is a romance drama about a frontiersman and a Cheyenne Indian woman after the Battle of Little Big Horn. Their nineteenth century survival skills are put to the test when they are pursued by men armed with modern technology.
Robert Stern is adaptating the screenplay and will produce. 'Wind' is the longest story in an anthology collection titled "The Veteran" by Forsyth who penned such legendary books as "The Day of the Jackal" and "The Fourth Protocol" .
Source: Variety »
- Garth Franklin
Frederick Forsyth’s novella “Whispering Wind” is in development as a movie at Seattle-based Friends of Film, Variety has learned exclusively.
The love story, published in 2001, centers on a frontiersman and a Cheyenne Indian woman after the Battle of Little Big Horn. The protagonist’s 19th century survival skills are put to the test when she’s pursued by men armed with modern technology.
Seattle-based producer Robert Stern has purchased the film rights to produce and will adapt the screenplay as well. Friends of Film distributes foreign films in select U.S. markets along with developing novel-based properties, including “Dreams of My Russian Summers” by Andrei Makine.
“With over 70 million books in print and numerous successful films to his credit over the past 30 years, »
- Dave McNary
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