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(From Guardian Unlimited)
Terry Gilliam's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Art Linson's Where the Buffalo Roam and Bruce Robinson's forthcoming The Rum Diary all feature lead characters based on the late Hunter S Thompson. Now the original gonzo reporter looks set to get a fresh turn on the big screen after one of his final written works was optioned by Hollywood. And this time he has a sidekick.
According to the Hollywood Reporter , Prisoner of Denver will be based on a Vanity Fair article from June 2004, which was co-written by Thompson and the magazine's contributing editor Mark Seal, a long-term fan who grabbed a late opportunity to work with his idol. The piece …