If negotiations go as planned, Daniel Clowes (Ghost World) will write the script for the big-screen adaption of his graphic novel Wilson, with Woody Harrelson playing the cranky title character and Laura Dern as his ex-wife.
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In Daniel Clowes' 2004 comic book The Death-Ray, a totally average 1970s high-schooler named Andy discovers that he gains super-strength whenever he puffs a cigarette.
Green Hornet director Michel Gondry is teaming up with Ghost World scribe Daniel Clowes to create a time-travel drama starring Ellen "Juno Pryde" Page. Looks like Gondry's trying to sweep both the Saturn and Independent Spirit Awards with this one.
Remember how Michel "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" Gondry had an animated film in the works, about a dictator and a rebel, based on his relationship with his teenage son? (The son being the dictator.) Turns out celebrated indie comic book writer Daniel Clowes ("Ghost World") is writing the screenplay, and it…