Pierre Boulle, who worked on the screenplay for The Bridge on the River Kwai, but his real meat and potatoes comes from a little idea called Planet of the Apes. You may have heard of it. That happens with writers sometimes. You founder around, looking for a subject that interests you. And when you find it... boom. Lifetime obsession and or a whole new cash cow. Kinda like with Blatty and the Exorcist series, you know? I mean, let's face it. John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! was cute and all, but it don't pay the bills, knowhutI'msayin?
So it's #1, of course, that new Apes movie, but I'm assuming Valerian will knock it out of place next week. This week's a slow one. Also, kinda professionally depressing to me because I gotta go back to work on Tuesday. Gotta set aside all my dreams for another five months. The only other debut this week is the latest PG-13 horror pic and it's called Wish Upon. They say it's from the director of Annabelle, but I'm not going to see that either. No disrespect to the director; I'm a fan of your brother's work.