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Re: Marsh-Cope rivalry to be movie comedy and other news stories
Brian Switek wrote:
Are we really so stuffy that we can't abide a comedic treatment of a
classic paleo story? There's already a mess of books, documentaries,
and other representations of Bone Wars history. We really don't need
another by-the-books dramatization.
As long as there is some *real story* left after the comic treatment. I
know only a little of the Marsh-Cope story but everything I've heard up
till now suggests a cautionary tale of ambition, struggle, and personal
defeat against a backdrop of awe-inspiring Nature. That's why I thought
a *musical* -- a stage show that could thrive on all that plus
incorporate some light-hearted Victorian humor, would be the way to go.
Note from that last article that they haven't picked a WRITER yet.
Sounds like they may have put their theatrical cart before their
-- Donna Braginetz