Hollywood's Eszterhas Pens Guadalupe Script
BY Tim Drake
| Posted 8/6/09 at 3:21 PM
The Hollywood Reporter says that film screenwriter Joe Eszterhas is planning a motion picture about Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Eszterhas, director of such sordid films as Basic Instinct and Showgirls, is apparently partnering with Steve McEveety’s MPower Pictures to produce a film about the apparition.
Eszterhas, who is working on the script, described the project as a “labor of love.”
After receiving a diagnosis of throat cancer several years ago, Eszterhas gave up his Hollywood lifestyle, moved his family to Cleveland, and returned to his Catholic roots. Eszterhas penned a book about his journey. It’s titled Crossbearer: A Memoir of Faith (St. Martin’s Press, 2008). Brian Craig has an online interview with Eszterhas about his journey of faith.
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