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Tales from Development Hell (New Updated Edition): The Greatest Movies Never Made? Paperback – 24 Feb 2012

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  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Titan Books (UK); New Updated edition (24 Feb. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0857687239
  • ISBN-13: 978-0857687234
  • Product Dimensions: 13.9 x 1.7 x 20.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 14 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 252,830 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A perfect read for screenwriters in need of a touch of schadenfreude... He's done his homework." --Variety

"These behind-the-scenes stories are as fascinating as anything shown on the big screen." --Shortlist

"Truly a 'big budget' book at a low budget price, David Hughes gives movie lovers a lot of bang for their buck as they traverse the many stages of development hell." --Cool Ass Cinema

"If you have any interest in film then this is an essential purchase. It will open your eyes and break your heart to find out what could have been." --Live For Films

"A must-read. David Hughes has put a lot of work into a book which will submerge you into the world of Development Hell, and by the last page, you'll be left wanting even more. Amazing." --Film Junk

"A really fun book filled with lots re-readable material." --Retroist.com

"A fascinating and fun read." --anythinghorror.com

"A treasure trove of stories." --unwinnable.com

About the Author

DAVID HUGHES has written about film for numerous newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian, Empire, SKY, GQ, SFX, Dreamwatch, Fangoria and Cinefantastique. He is the author of Virgin s The Complete Kubrick and The Complete Lynch, and wrote Titan Books acclaimed The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Made.

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