Friday, January 27, 2006

Marshall Football Movie

WSAZ (video link) and the MU student newspaper report Warner Bros. plan to produce a movie about the Marshall plan crash and the 1970 and 1971 football teams.

Update: Saturday Gazette-Mail - Film to be made about MU plane crash
* "Matthew McConaughey is being cast as Jack Lengyel."
* "Production is to begin March 20, following a block party in Huntington on March 18 and a news conference earlier in the month."
*"The film’s producer is Basil Iwanyk, who has been involved in a diverse range of movies such as “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines” to “Welcome to Mooseport” to “Batman and Robin.” He heads his own Warner Brothers-based production company, ironically named Thunder Road Pictures."

Update 2: HD: Possibility of Marshall crash movie draws interest


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