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Sunday, August 16, 2020

Return of "The Count Of Monte Cristo"



David Goyer, screenwriter of "Man Of Steel", continues to develop his 'swashbuckling' adaptation of the classic novel "The Count Of Monte Cristo" by author Alexandre Dumas, for producer Jeremy Bolt ("Resident Evil"), as if it were "an adaptation of a visceral graphic novel":


"...in early 19th century France, 'Edmond Dantes' is betrayed and falsely jailed. While on a prison island, he meets a fellow inmate who educates him and tells him where to find a 'fortune'. 


"Following an escape Dantes re-emerges as a wealthy man in Paris society...


"...primed to take revenge against the men who took away his love and his freedom..."



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