Blade Runner Screenwriter Writing Ridley Scott's The Forever War

Director Ridley Scott has been trying to adapt the 1974 novel, The Forever War, for over 20 years now! It looks like the production of this film is taking step forward with bringing on screenwriter David Peoples (Blade Runner) to write the script.

This news comes from the books writer Joe Haldeman on his personal blog. He doesn't come out and actually name David Peoples, but he does say "Scott has a script; last I heard, it was the fourth rewrite. I've talked to the writer — he has good credits, like Unforgiven." So how do we know Peoples is involved with the script? Because he was the only writer on the Clint Eastwood film Unforgiven. He's also worked on films such as Leviathan, The Blood of Heroes, Fatal Sky, Twelve Monkeys and Soldier.

With People on board to write the script, and Ridley Scott attached to direct, The Forever War should turn

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