UNDERGROUND

UNDERGROUND

Macosta

Macosta

Underground is a book about a creature/monster that lives in the London Underground.The book was a big hit, a massive best seller and inevitably Hollywood wants to turn it into a film. So Big Bill, a studio executive under pressure goes to London. With the pressure to get the film done in record time and under the lowest budget, chaos erupts and the real adventure begins...Underground is a book about a creature/monster that lives in the London Underground system.The book was a big hit, a massive best seller and inevitably Hollywood wants to turn it into a film. So Big Bill, a studio executive under huge pressure to make money in an age were movies are made by spotty kids with camcorders and break box office records, goes to London himself with he’s assistant Sue and an intern Frank, just out of college, to meet the writer and buy the rights for a film. The author of the book, UNDERGROUND is in a psychiatric hospital suffering from a nervous breakdown unable to cope with his new success, he’s left in the care of the Hollywood trio and even stars in the film.With the pressure to get the film done in record time and under the lowest budget possible, the pressure piles on and a chaotic scenario develops. The already vulnerable book author who plays the monster in a suit with huge sharp claws he has a nervous breakdown, taking on the monster persona he chases everyone down the corridors and tunnels. But there is a twist...I have created a story that appeals to a wide audience range and by having Americans in the story, my idea is to also make it attractive to Hollywood and the possibility of having it turned into a film. As you will be able to read I have exploited every angle possible in this book it has been 20 years in the making.I paid careful attention to highlight the differences between the two cultures (British and American) and exploit it to the maximum playing on stereotypes but without being too obvious. The way the story is written at the moment, in this format is its strength. It’s direct and straight to the point, descriptive just enough to make the characters and plot understandable without going on and [email protected]
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