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Ghost World Maker Terry Zwigoff In Charge of The $40,000 Man

September 17, 2007 (9:39 am) GMT
The Appleton-born filmmaker will direct the comedy spoof while also making a rewrite on the script.

New Line Cinema is giving a new task to Appleton-born filmmaker Terry Zwigoff. Yes, the man is about to perform his helming duties on "", the studio's comedy spoof it sets up alongside BenderSpink, Variety has reported.

Apart from directing the flick, Zwigoff is also working on a rewrite on the script, originally penned by John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein, with Daniel Clowes, his co-writer in "Ghost World" and "." For their effort in the former one, the duo received a nomination in best adapted screenplay slot at the 2002 Academy Awards.

As for the movie, it concerns on a legendary astronaut and true American hero who finds himself horribly injured in a car accident then get rebuilt by the government to be a bionic man, but only on a budget of $40,000, which makes him not all that bionic. BenderSpink's toppers Chris Bender and J.C. Spink both serve as the producer while Jake Weiner is executive producing.

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