Sunday, August 27, 2006

Paul Giamatti to play Philip K. Dick in biopic

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...Paul Giamatti has an eye towards starring as renowned sci-fi author Philip K. Dick, in a biopic being produced by his newly formed Touchy Feely Films, in collaboration with Anonymous Content's Steve Golin and Lenny Bekerman.
Through its Electric Shepherd Productions, the Philip K. Dick Estate (Isa Dick Hackett) is also producing the authorized non-traditional bio.

The film will interweave the author's life, his fiction,...
More good news for PKD fans -- TOR is releasing a previously unreleased Dick story "Voices from the street".Philip K
Tor Books, a publisher known for science fiction and fantasy announced the pending release of the unpublished Philip K. Dick novel 'Voices From the Street' in January 2007. The mainstream novel was written in 1952-53 and is one of PKD's earliest novels...Voices from the Street is the story of Hadley’s descent into depression and madness, and out the other side."


digitalbrownshirt said...

Although it's sometimes great to read long forgotten works of great authors it's usually forgotten for a reason. Hopefully this one will be at least pretty good.

Purple Avenger said...

PKD was always deranged enough that even the early stuff probably has some value.

Rougher stylistically, but less compromise towards commercialism to get something sold to pay the rent.