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Fight Club, The Musical
Playbill is reporting that Chuck Palahniuk's hyper-masculine novel Fight Club (which was made into a movie starring Edward Norton) may come to the stage as a musical. This news was reported by Palahniuk himself at a recent book reading. But still, it's raised a few skeptical eyebrows. After all, musicals tend not to be the first thing that spring to mind when you think of manliness and bare-knuckled boxing. What's next: Fight Club, the Ice Ballet? Fight Club, the Synchronized Swimming Version? Nevertheless, Ain't It Cool News thinks the rumor is true, so perhaps it is. Or maybe Palahniuk was just pulling everyone's leg.
Categories: Entertainment
Posted by The Curator on Sat Jul 03, 2004
Comments (5)
Well, why not? There's an opera in the National Theatre in Prague called Nagano - about the Czech Republic's Ice Hockey victory over Canada in the Winter Olympics. Strange things are made these days...
Posted by Paul  in  Prague  on  Wed Jul 07, 2004  at  07:24 AM
the czech must be crazy! because they often win hockey tournaments. and are great in football too. great athletes, the czech, I always say.
Posted by parazyte  on  Wed Jul 07, 2004  at  01:21 PM
I rather think that a Fight Club musical would work rather nicely, assuming the music is in the techno/rock mode. Imagine a rock version of "Chemical Burn"...
Posted by J.E.O.  in  Minnesota  on  Fri Jul 09, 2004  at  06:18 PM
as long as reznor does the music i would be happy to see it
Posted by ryan  in  canada  on  Fri Jan 28, 2005  at  09:31 AM
No, no, no, it should be a really high pitched, fluffy broadway musical. That's the only way it would be worth a damn.
Posted by Reynard Muldrake  on  Fri Nov 18, 2005  at  02:40 AM
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