TITLE

Lussier's take on history is novel approach

AUTHOR(S)
Bing, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Daily Variety;01/10/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 27, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports developments in screenwriting and adaptations in the United States as of January 2001. Adaptation of the book 'Last Refuge of Scoundrels,' by Paul Lussier; Interest of producer Frank Beddor in the novel 'Heavy Connections'; Sale of a script by children's book author Ross Venokur to Jim Henson Pictures.
ACCESSION #
3996128

 

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