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Is Hollywood Buying Nick Kristof’s Story?

kristof_fbny.jpgIt should. That’s what Nikki Finke thinks about the Timesman’s second annual “Win A Trip With Nick” contest, and seems to be, oddly, almost lobbying for:

When Hollywood options this (and you will), remember you heard about it here first. … Hint to Hollywood: Pitch this project as Animal House meets Blood Diamond, American Pie Meets Apocalypse Now.

Open question: Who would want to buy this story?

Don’t expect comfort so much as diarrhea … rugged, tiring and emotionally draining journey … a bedbug-infested mattress in a malarial jungle as hungry jackals yelp outside.

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