John Darnielle is already the beloved frontman for indie darlings The Mountain Goats, however with 2014's Wolf In White Van he additionally revealed himself to be a rattling good novelist. Now, Pitchfork is reporting that an adaptation of that e book has been accepted into the Sundance Screenwriters Lab program, an unique author’s workshop that lets impartial screenwriters learn to “absolutely understand their materials.” Darnielle himself supplied a bit of extra info on Twitter, explaining that the script was co-written by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski with a man named Andy Bruntel connected to direct.
This undoubtedly doesn’t imply movie is definitely within the works or that one will ever get made, however that is not less than one notch nearer to “might occur” than it’s to “received’t occur.” That’s one thing, not less than.
The unique e book tells a non-chronological story a couple of man named Sean Phillips who shot himself within the head as a teen. He survived, and later designed an advanced play-by-mail sport known as Hint Italian, with the e book’s narrative combining his story with an evidence of the sport world.