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Uglies Film Challenge!
« on: November 25, 2012, 12:43:39 PM »

Okay, how many of you want the Uglies to be made into a movie? Well, here's some good news; Twentieth Century Fox bought the right to it! Here's the problem: That was four years ago. So far, little progress beyond that has been made. Well, my fellow Smokies, join the revolution! Some of us Uglies fans have decided to write letters to the CEO of Twentieth Century Fox to politely point out that this book has a huge fan following and could be a very succesful movie. If you want to write a nice, semi-short, polite letter to the CEO's office building (not his home, please), then please do. If enough of us do this, it will help our chances of making Uglies a top priority of theirs. Please, make the letter fewer than two pages and check the spelling. Also, we're going for polite, not hostile, so please no cursing or mean words.

The Smoke LIVES!!!
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Re: Uglies Film Challenge!
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2012, 01:00:44 PM »

Someone tried this already. Didn't work too well. Uglies just isn't well enough known for it to be made into a movie and for it not to tank like the Golden Compass did.
But...go ahead and try if you wish.
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Re: Uglies Film Challenge!
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2012, 04:09:12 PM »

It tanked like an M1A1 Abrams MBT being dropped form a C-130.
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Re: Uglies Film Challenge!
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2012, 04:18:22 PM »

It could have been better. I'll say that.
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Re: Uglies Film Challenge!
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2012, 04:35:11 PM »

They cut the ending out...
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Re: Uglies Film Challenge!
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2012, 04:36:48 PM »

Or they were trying to avoid the problem of having a small boy be killed on-screen...
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Re: Uglies Film Challenge!
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2012, 04:41:49 PM »

Billy yeah. Glad to see someone else remembers the series as well as I do.
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Re: Uglies Film Challenge!
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2012, 04:46:34 PM »

Read them in high school myself. I didn't really get a lot of the imagry and stuff, but I liked the story and the idea of having a seal or something as my daemon. Wanted a dolphin but apperently it doesn't work like that...
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Re: Uglies Film Challenge!
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2012, 04:53:46 PM »

A hare named Hester, non the less aye.
And yes, I LOVE dolphins. I want to work with them as a living. Be the first human to initiate cetaceon-human communications.
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Re: Uglies Film Challenge!
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2012, 05:09:07 PM »

Hester. As in Hester Shaw. that's why I remember it.
Nice...
And yes, you can have one. There's a record in Golden Compass of a sailor who had such a dolphin daemon. Couldn't leave his boat cause of her. I'd prefer soemthing more like Pan's final cat form, honestly. Or maybe a cougar. Some big cat-thing.
As for the same-sex ones, I'm pretty sure those people are homosexual, according to word of god...
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Re: Uglies Film Challenge!
« Reply #10 on: November 25, 2012, 05:20:30 PM »

It happens. Doesn't matter.

No, its never said in the books. Pullman mentioned it at a talk, and he never straight-up said it. I like to think its more because the person is more in touch with their soul if you will. Other people have a mirror image basically in their deamon. If its the same sex as you, you are in sync with your soul. You know who you are.
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Re: Uglies Film Challenge!
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2012, 11:06:04 AM »

Bingo.
Well this is fun...yay Golden Compass.
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Re: Uglies Film Challenge!
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2012, 11:10:23 AM »

When you do I'll be here.
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