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The Martian Child DVD Giveaway Winner!

Congratulations to Jacob P. Silvia whose entry in our The Martian Child DVD giveaway contest was chosen as the winner.

These were the rules of the contest:

1. Pick a story from F&SF that you think would make a great movie. (The story should be one that hasn’t already been adapted to film before. So no remakes!)

2. Choose the director and/or screenwriter for the job.

3. Cast the film.

4. Come up with a nice Hollywood tagline for it.

5. To enter the contest, post a comment to this blog entry with your answers. The winning entry will be the one we feel did the best job playing producer. So creativity counts!

And here’s Mr. Silvia’s winning entry:

Story: "Magic for Beginners" by Kelly Link

Dir/Writer: Joss Whedon


Fox: varies, but notably Zooey Deschanel
Two Devils: varies, but notably Emily Deschanel
Faithful Margaret: Amy Adams
Prince Wing: Kevin Sorbo
George Washington Statue: CG, Voice by Phil LaMarr
Jeremy Mars: Shia LaBeouf
Elizabeth: Ellen Page
Amy: Kristen Bell
Talis: Summer Glau
Karl: Lee Norris
Jeremy’s Mother: Naomi Watts
Gordon Mars: Brian Huskey (of Sonic Drive-In “married couple” commercial fame)
Vampire: Helena Bonham Carter
Miss Thing: Tim Curry
Tagline: "Are you being watched?"

Great choice, and great casting! From his lips to Joss Whedon’s ears! (Or in this case, from his keyboard to Joss Whedon’s eyes!)


One Response to “The Martian Child DVD Giveaway Winner!”

  1. Olivia Miller on December 14th, 2010

    of all the sci-fi directors on cinemas, Joss Whedon is my all time favorite because he has great concept ~*-

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