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Re: Bradbury's "Sound Of Thunder" To Film, Ben Kingsley May Star



----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard W Travsky" <rtravsky@uwyo.edu>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Sunday, May 12, 2002 11:23 PM
Subject: Bradbury's "Sound Of Thunder" To Film, Ben Kingsley May Star


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http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hollywoodreporter/frontpage/brief_display.j
sp?vnu_content_id=1487998
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> Ben Kingsley is in final negotiations to star in Franchise Pictures'
> big-screen adaptation of Ray Bradbury's short story "A Sound of Thunder"
> for director Peter Hyams. Edward Burns and Catherine McCormack also star
> in the film, which begins shooting next month.  "Thunder" is about a game
> hunter (Burns) who goes on a time-traveling safari -- owned and operated
> by Kingsley's character -- to hunt dinosaurs in the prehistoric era. When
> he kills a butterfly, he unknowingly sets off a chain reaction that will
> erase humanity from existence. A team of experts must return back in time
> and replace the butterfly.

Dear List,

    Sounds like the movie version is off the beaten path of the original
Bradbury story. ( Pun intended )

Cliff Green