Playtone has 'Last' spec

Snyder, Gabriel
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/26/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 65, p10
Trade Publication
Announces that Playtone Productions has optioned speculative script "Maynard Dils...Last Man on Earth" from writer Mark Blutman and set up the project with Universal Pictures.


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