Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Oscar nominated Black Swan scribe shopping Houdini script

In an interview with, Oscar nominated Black Swan screenwriter John McLaughlin reveals that he has written an original screenplay about Houdini.

"Houdini I wanted to write for years and I did," says McLaughlin.

The untitled script focuses on the last two years of Houdini's life. McLaughlin says he and a producer are currently shopping the script around town.

Hey, I say get Darren Aronofsky to direct and let's do it! We need a new Houdini movie!

Read the entire interview at


  1. Hugh Jackman is doing a broadway show on Harry and now a movie script on Harry. Finally Harry is getting the attention he deserves.

  2. And don't forget Summit's Houdini action spy movie based on Secret Life. So many things in development, but will any of them actually get made? That seems to be the real trick.