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Tales from Development Hell by David Hughes


Tales from Development Hell by David Hughes

Whatever happened to Darren Aronofsky's Batman movie starring Clint Eastwood? What prevented Paul Verhoeven from filming the Schwarzenegger epic Crusade , and why did Ridley Scott's Crisis in the Hot Zone collapse days away from filming? All these lost projects, and more, are covered in Tales From Development Hell , with many exclusive interviews with the writers and directors involved.


A perfect read for screenwriters in need of a touch of schadenfreude... He's done his homework. (Variety Magazine)

About the Author

David Hughes has written about film for numerous newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian, Empire, SKY, GQ, SFX, Dreamwatch, Fangoria and Cinefantastique. He is the author of Virgin's The Complete Kubrick and The Complete Lynch, and wrote Titan Books' acclaimed The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Made.

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Publication date

24th February 2012


David Hughes

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Titan Books Ltd


368 pages


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