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Pledge “aboysrabbitcaper”

"I will not attempt to adapt Neil Gaiman's Anansi Boys into a screenplay featuring all the characters as rabbits involved in a caper in a chocolate factory but only if 100 other random people will not do it, either."

— Widgett Walls, That guy. The one with no life.

Deadline to sign up by: 26th March 2011
161 people signed up (61 over target)

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I don't want to see Neil standing by the side of the freeway.

http://www.neilgaiman.com/journal/2007/0...

And neither do you. So pledge today. Give till it hurts.

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  • Actually, I would like to see him on the side of the freeway. It would be even better if he handcuffed himself to a railing and had a sign that said, "Down with this sort of thing." You know you all would be there giggling at the reference to "Father Ted" and taking pictures. ;)
    Stephanie B., 12 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Oh please no! You really do have no life!

    I'm terribly sorry too.
    Molly Black, 12 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Of course, what Neil probably isn't telling us is that the whole notion of rabbits/chocolate factory/caper was taken from an actual rejected adaptation of Sandman. And before you laugh, consider that at least one I Am Legend script would have been better had all the vampires been rabbits and Neville worked as the head of a chocolate factory. So it can really get that bad.
  • I definitely won't do it. Here's hoping http://angryalien.com won't either.
    Nathan McGrady, 12 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • There is no chance that I will attempt to do this at all, ever. I could on the other hand, be talked into creating a soundtrack from old Raffi, Sharon, Lois and Bram and Mini Pops albums, as background music for said film, but only if the rabbits all agree.
    Todd, 12 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I most definitely promise not to do this. I think an adaptation involving squirrels in a disaster movie in a toffee factory would be truer to the original book, anyway.
    Meredith Raley, 12 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Meredith: Now you're making me want to see an Irwin Allen/Watership Down mashup. Oh well. I'm not sleepin' tonight.
  • Although it pains me to abandon my in-progress adaptation so near to completion, I have committed to do so. I will call Joel Schumacher shortly to break the news.
  • Tweak it a bit and sell it as a Disney version of Greg Bear's Blood Music. Seriously, like they would know the difference.
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Widgett Walls, the Pledge Creator, joined by:

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  • Kevin Neuhaus
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