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Go Back To The Future In A New Movie Called Great Scott

19 January 2012 6:30 PM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Get ready to go Back to the Future with a new film that is going into production called Great Scott. Moviehole is reporting that the film is about a teenager in 1980′s Manchester, England who falls so in love with Robert Zemeckis’s 1985 hit that he tries to become Marty McFly. The main character is a slightly despondent working class teenager who would do anything to escape his mundane life and have the kind of adventures Marty McFly did in the hit film. 

Phil Hawkins is set to direct the film based on a script by Alex Child and Hiram Bleetman. The project is a joint venture between Philm Company, Sonic Screenworks and Lip Sync. This is the same company that financed such recent films as We Need to Talk About Kevin and Jane Eyre.

Hawkins was one of 16 aspiring directors on the TV show On the Lot, a reality »

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Phil Hawkins to Direct “Love Letter to Back To The Future” Movie Great Scott

19 January 2012 10:46 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

An interesting project is in the works that should be of interest to Back to the Future fans. Movie Hole reports that Phil Hawkins (The Butterfly Tattoo) is set to direct Great Scott, a film described as a love letter to 1985’s Back to the Future. The pic centers on a teenager in 1980s Manchester, England who falls so in love with Back to the Future that he tries to actually become Marty McFly (no word on whether or not he goes full-method and comes dangerously close to banging him mom). Alex Child and Hiram Bleetman wrote the script, and the investment firms behind We Need to Talk About Kevin and Jane Eyre are backing the production. Hawkins was actually a contestant on the short-lived “find the next big director” reality series On the Lot, and he’s got two features already under his belt. I’m a self-professed “Back to the Future »

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Reality Show Contestant Directing 'Back to the Future' Love Letter, 'Great Scott'

19 January 2012 10:09 AM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Remember that reality show On the Lot? It was produced by Steven Spielberg and featured several aspiring filmmakers who shot their own short films each week and competed for the top prize of a "dream job" at DreamWorks? The show didn't do so well in the ratings, and wasn't as entertaining as Ben Affleck and Matt Damon's Project Greenlight series, but the contestants who starred have continued to work in the industry, with news arriving today that one of them is now set to direct some sort of Back to the Future love letter called Great Scott. Moviehole tells us that Phil Hawkins (The Butterfly Tattoo) will direct the film, based in England, which centers on a bored teenager living a mundane life who would do anything to live out the adventures of...

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‘On the Lot’ Contestant Phil Hawkins to Direct ‘Great Scott’, a Love Letter to ‘Back to the Future’

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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