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September 28, 2005 03:19:57 GMT

Catherine Hardwicke will develop and helm "The Monkey Wrench Gang," an adaptation of the 1975 novel by Edward Abbey, for Columbia Pictures


Why and what is so special about monkey? The answer maybe various. Just watch the up coming "The Monkey Wrench Gang" and you'll probably find the answer. Or maybe not.

It is an adaptation of the 1975 novel by Edward Abbey, which Catherine Hardwicke has agreed to develop and helm for Columbia Pictures. The story concerns a motley group of environmental warriors who wage mayhem against road builders and other developers in southern Utah.

Writing a new draft of the screenplay for Edward R. Pressman Prods. is William Goldman. Pressman himself along with Gary Burden and Lloyd Phillips set to produce with Alessandro Camon in hand as exec producer. Supervising the project will be Columbia exec vp production Andrea Giannetti and Columbia president of production Matt Tolmach.

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