Fri, Oct 08, 2010
Andy Anderson Signs With Forbes Films To Adapt "The Golden
Christopher Forbes, Director and Producer of Forbes Films,
announced Thursday that an agreement has been reach with Author
Andy Anderson to produce a feature film based on Anderson's novel
"The Golden Countess"
Air Show Pilot Andy Anderson
Anderson is one of the pilots who perform as "Red Star and The
Dragon" at airshows. The show's website describes the performance
as "The combination of two totally different Jet Warbirds dueling
it out in the skies above your show with a complete story line."
Anderson flies in the role of "The Dragon" in a BAC
The novel, however, draws on Anderson's experience as a
commercial diver and salvage instructor. He served as a U.S. Army
diver from 1971-1977, and has logged 10,000 hours underwater.
"I devoured 'The Golden Countess' in an afternoon after
receiving the book and I have to tell you I found it a very
enjoyable read. I think Andy did a great job with the Mike Edwards
character and I imagined that a big part of that character is
autobiographical. He reminded me a little bit of Ed Harris in "The
Abyss", except with a better sense of humor. We are looking forward
to a great long lasting relationship with Andy, this will be a
great adventure movie and it looks like it will be a lot of fun to
produce," said Forbes.
Photo Used With Permisson
Anderson has published two novels, the
other being "The Eagle's Talon."
"This is a great opportunity for me and I know an opportunity
like this is considered to be the "Holy Grail" for a writer. I can
not thank Christopher enough," Anderson said.
Work has already started on adapting the novel to a working
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