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Burkburnett Man's Book May Become Movie

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http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12464/6835352?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Sun, 19 Mar 2017 02:59:55 +0000 Burkburnett Man's Book May Become Movie Burkburnett Man's Book May Become Movie http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12464/6835352?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KFDX movie going audiences may soon get to see a local man's story on the big screen.....as chris porter shows us tonight.... an author from burkburnett is in talks to turn a recent publication into a screenplay.((chris porter reporting))yeah, matt.. and...clay kahler -- a burkburnett native -- had no plans to take his story beyond the pages of his book.he says he had one goal in mind when he published his book "the fallen" in 2012. ......... to tell the story of two brothers who take different paths in life and reunite after one asks for the other while sitting on death row.so he was shocked when he got a call a few years later from hollywood producer doug curtisabout taking the book one step further and turning it into a movie.clay kahler // writerhaving somebody of the stature and with the acclaim and accomplishments of doug curtis interested in my story. it's amazing to me, it's humbling. i'm a country kid, grew up in texoma and all of a sudden this man who's made 22 movies is excited about something that i've written those 22 movies include "freddy vs jason," "shark night 3d," and "shoot 'em up." and curtis says he chose to take a chance on kahler's book after listening to an audiobook version of it on the way to visit his daughter in san francisco.doug curtis // film producershe lives in san jose. and when i got to her home, i had about a half an hour left on the book. and i was so engrossed in the book that i just sat in front of her house and listened to the rest of it. and i was just very taken by it.and has been in contact with kalher since that day.at this stage, we're looking for investors who are interested in not only the story but as an investment i think it potentially has a great chance at doing very well as a filmit's a really well written story. and i think with the right cast and right screenplay it could cross over because what it's talking about is universal.the novel is fiction, but kahler admits that it hits more close to home.i've got a law enforcement background and a ministry background. and so a lot of my experiences came to bear in the story itself. so it's not a fairy taleand he says the fact that a story written by an author from texoma can have movie executives in hollywood calling....... is fiction turned into reality.... just like his book.curtis says once they have the funds, they can move forward with production that, he says, early as september of this year.(--matt--)thanks chris. (--matt--)if you looking for



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