Timo Vuorensola, who directed the ‘Nazis on the moon’ film Iron Sky, is now set to destroy the most recognizable face of the Nazi party.

Months ago we told you about the development of a film called I Killed Adolf Hitler, which is based on the graphic novel of the same title by the wonderful Norwegian cartoonist Jason. The film is scripted by D.C. Walker, and features “two hitmen sent back to 1927 from 1977 by a Jewish scientist to kill the Fuhrer and avert the Holocaust. Complications ensue when disaster strikes.” Oh, and there’s a love story.

Now the production has passed on some comments from Vuorensola about the film he’ll make as his follow-up to Iron Sky. The most interesting bit is that he plans to digitally create Hitler before letting the assassins try to kill him. Read More »

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The classic joke about time travel is that anyone who actually invented it would probably go back in time to change or ‘fix’ something minor and selfish, rather than doing something huge like trying to kill Hitler.

The Norwegian cartoonist who goes by the name Jason toyed with that joke by writing and drawing I Killed Adolf Hitler, a graphic novel in which an assassin is sent back in time to destroy the Fuhrer, but things go very, very wrong as Hitler manages to come forward in time, leaving the assassin to deal with his predicament.

Now the graphic novel has been optioned for a film development. This might be because the story would really make a great movie (it might) or because Jason’s clean, spare lines are often compared to the work of Tintin creator Herge, who is more fashionable in the States now than he has been in a long time. Regardless, a few more details are below. Read More »

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