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Kurtzman & Orci On Screenwriting, Khan And… Viewmasters?

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Screenwriters Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci this week spoke about the way they craft film stories even as they signed on for what may be their unlikeliest project yet… a film adaptation of the popular 1980s toy the View-Master.

According to an article in the Hollywood Reporter, Kurtzman and Orci would merely be producing the View-Master film, for which Fringe writer Brad Caleb Kane would be writing the script. “It’ll be like the old ’80s Amblin movies: Goonies, Young Sherlock … in that vein,” Kane reportedly wrote in a Twitter post before later taking it down. It’s not known what kind of story could be based on a toy that’s essentially nothing more than a way to watch a slide show, but Kurtzman and Orci already have some experience adapting toys into best-selling movies, as they’re also responsible for the Transformers franchise.