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Lionsgate Making Film About Boston Marathon Bombing

Posted: July 15th, 2014 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
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Lionsgate just announced plans to make a film about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, based on the book "Stronger," written by one of the survivors Jeff Bauman.

Description of the book: Jeff Bauman woke up on Tuesday, April 16th 2013 and he had no legs.

Just thirty hours prior, Jeff was surrounded by revelry at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. The first bomb went off at his feet as he awaited his girlfriend's finish. When Jeff awoke days later from hours of surgery, rather than take stock of his now completely altered life, Jeff ripped out his breathing tube and tried to speak. He couldn't. Jeff asked for a pad and paper and he wrote down seven words, "Saw the guy. Looked right at me," setting off one of the biggest manhunts in the country's history and beginning his own brave road to recovery.

In his memoir, Jeff will inspire millions by writing about his experiences that early spring day and his ongoing mission to walk again. Jeff will show the terrorists that they accomplished nothing with their act of cowardice and prove to the entire world what Boston Strong really means.

Source: Variety


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jafinbham writes:
on July 15th, 2014 at 8:35:14 AM

For the love of all that is good and holy, please let the soundtrack include the timeless classic by DJ Jazzy Jeff and his Fresh Prince, Boom! Shake the Room.

And don't worry Jeff. We all know exactly what Boston Strong means. It means martial law. The police will kick in your doors because they've heard a brown person was spotted near by.
Tanman32123 writes:
on July 15th, 2014 at 1:13:14 PM

At first I was gonna say a movie about the bombing is stupid but then after reading the article it actually sounds good.
elrei writes:
on July 15th, 2014 at 3:39:49 PM

This will bomb!
c-prime writes:
on July 15th, 2014 at 5:56:38 PM

Since Hollywood is making movies about/celebrities out of pretty much anyone who loses an arm and/or leg these days, why don't they center a movie around a diabetic? How's that for an idea? Equally uninspired and a quarter as preachy.

I'm not dissing this victim, but it burns me up that people
c-prime writes:
on July 15th, 2014 at 5:58:50 PM

"...actually believe this story is worthy of a feature-film adaptation."

Accidentally tapped the edit button before I completed my sentence. Gotta quit doing that.
minkowski writes:
on July 15th, 2014 at 6:16:14 PM

Just have Michael Bay remake 127 Hours and call it done.

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