Reddit Thread Inspires Movie

Reddit Thread Inspires Movie
technology

Warner Bros. purchased the rights to a movie idea that originated on the popular site and have now hired a screenwriter to write the script.

Emma Hutchings
  • 17 january 2013

The script for a movie idea that originated on Reddit and was optioned by Warner Bros. is now being written by screenwriter Brian Miller (Apollo 18).

Author James Erwin posted an original response to the question, “Could I destroy the entire Roman Empire during the reign of Augustus if I traveled back in time with a modern US Marine infantry battalion?” This developed into a long-running Reddit thread with Erwin expanding the story after his response proved so popular.

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