Helmer on a 'Picnic'

Speier, Michael
July 2006
Daily Variety;7/31/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 19, p5
Trade Publication
The article informs that David Jacobson will direct and adapt the book "Roadside Picnic" for Columbia Pictures Entertainment Inc. The film which is to be produced by Neil Montz is a futuristic crime story based on the book by Russian writers Boris and Arkady Strugatsky. The book is about an alien visitation, and how gangs of smugglers plunder the lucrative artifacts left behind.


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