MUMBAI: Brad Pitts production company
"Plan B" Entertainment Company
is in talks for film rights of the story
of 33 miners rescued after surviving two
months trapped deep underground in Chile.
The 33 miners were removed to freedom on
October 13 after being trapped for a record
69 days in a collapsed mine in Chile.
Edgardo Reinoso who represents the men said
that Pitt's production house wants to make
a film rendering of the men's harrowing
underground captivity that ended last month.
He said that the company made a multi-million-dollar
offer to win the rights to make the film.
of the rescued miners might even be tapped
for roles in the film, it is understood.
The miners want to create a holding company
that would manage any proceeds from their
miraculous and improbable story before sealing
any deal, so that the funds could be equitably
distributed among all the men.
B has produced several Hollywood films including
the recently released, The Time Traveler's
Wife, Kick-Ass and Eat, Pray, Love.