Chilean Miners' Story Headed to Big Screen as Producer Mike Medavoy Nabs Rights

THR Writes:
Producer Mike Medavoy has acquired rights to the story of the 33 mine workers who were trapped underground for 69 days in the fall and rescued in front of worldwide news cameras.

Oscar-nominated screenwriter Jose Rivera (Motorcycle Diaries) will adapt the movie, which is scheduled to go into production next year.

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alycakes3743d ago

I knew it was bound to happen sooner or later. It is a good story and I don't really know what kind of movie it would make since most of it was waiting but I'm sure there was a lot in drama behind closed doors that we weren't aware of.

Quagmire3743d ago

Hollywood must seriously be running out of ideas if it anxiously awaits each big disaster so that they can feed off and exploit the story and its victims.

Sickening, truly.