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"The Departed" Writer to Pen "Oblivion" Sci-Fi Movie

Posted: September 12th, 2010 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
"The Departed" Writer to Pen "Oblivion" Sci-Fi MovieSubmit Comment
Walt Disney Pictures has hired William Monahan, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of "The Departed," to pen a big screen version of the futuristic adventure graphic novel "Oblivion."

Plot: In a future where the Earth's surface has been irradiated beyond recognition, the remnants of humanity live above the clouds, safe from the brutal alien Scavengers that stalk the ruins. But when surface drone repairman Jak discovers a mysterious woman in a crash-landed pod, it sets off an unstoppable chain of events that will force him to question everything he knows.

The new movie will be the next project for "Tron: Legacy" helmer Joseph Kosinski, who has spent the last year working on the story while putting the finishing touches on "Tron."

Click on the image below to read the first chapter from the graphic novel, which will go on sale on November 16th.

"Oblivion" First Chapter: (click to enlarge)


Source: Deadline


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Displaying 5 comment(s) Profanity: Turn On
Freudian_Nightmare writes:
on September 12th, 2010 at 4:20:15 AM

Boring story but it looks cool.
Max Rockatansky Junior writes:
on September 12th, 2010 at 9:07:23 AM

How the f*ck can you see anything ? They had everybody stand in front of the boomlights!
coolguy writes:
on September 12th, 2010 at 11:01:18 AM

story sounds unoriginal, but it does look good visually
Rambo writes:
on September 12th, 2010 at 11:23:17 AM

^great success
Popcorn101 writes:
on September 13th, 2010 at 12:01:35 AM

thought this had something to do with the game -__-

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