Jul 012008

Today I purchased the film rights to the Eric Burdon and War Story. I’d been negotiating for the rights to the Eric Burdon’s and the Animals Story – you know, that “San Franciscan Nights”/”Sky Pilot” era of the Animals – but then I saw this:

The rights to the Eric Burdon and War Story were about a third the price. It was a no brainer. Along with the climactic “Spill the Wine”/”Magic Mountain” scene, I’d work this into the film:

I’ve got Mark Wahlberg in mind to portray Burdon.


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  1. […] know I’ve got a deep, some might say perverse love for Eric Burdon & War, but War itself, after Burdon left the band, was even better. Today, in an effort to petition for a […]

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