Brad Pitt In Talks to Bring Story of Chilean Miners to Big Screen


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Eager to get his hands on the film rights, Brad Pitt is reportedly in negotiations with representatives for the miners to get the go-ahead for the movie project.

Brad Pitt is hoping to transform the story of the 33 trapped Chilean miners into a big-screen epic - staff at his production company are in talks to land the film rights of the men's amazing survival. After two months trapped underground following the collapse of a tunnel, all the miners emerged relatively unscathed following a dramatic 24 hour televised rescue last month. Only one man had lung problems despite the miners being locked away in a dusty vault for so long.

And after the event hit headlines across the globe, Pitt is eager to get his hands on the film rights, and officials at his Plan B Entertainment Company are in negotiations with representatives for the miners to get the go-ahead for the movie project, according to the Associated Press.

Beside inspiring movimakers to make a big-screen adaptation, the story of Chilean miners has also made singer Amy Macdonald to write a song. "I watched the whole thing all the way through, from start to finish. I just found it so moving. I cried 33 times, once for each one as they came out. It was so inspiring for me. I have half-written a little song based on their plight," she said.

© AceShowbiz.com


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  •  
    darth jolie
    Nov 16, 2010

    Come to the dark side

  •  
    janelle
    Nov 15, 2010

    The 6 kids arent selling so well lately. Shiloh is a weirdo-in-training. Thanks mom!!! If i hear brad pitt repeat "father of 6, father of 6" one more time im gonna puke!! Can you exploit your kids and the worlds suffering a little less please!!!!! Nobody believes it!!!

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    angelooney whoreley
    Nov 15, 2010

    Save your millions cheater........ This story was already done ......... Remember the "QUECREEK miners" ....... In the USA ........ Member them???........ You jackass....

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