PULP BOY update. Dec09

PULP BOY update.

20 months ago, I first posted the story of Emerson LaSalle. Emerson is the creation of Victor Gischler, along with Anthony Neil Smith, and is the main character of the proposed film PULP BOY.Pulp Boy is the story of Emerson LaSalle–the king of sci-fi paperbacks–as he embarks on the adventure of his life to save his career by promoting his masterpiece: Princess Calamari at the Edge of Space-Time! LaSalle’s promotional tour takes a turn for the worst when he finds himself pitted against enraged fans, violent old ladies, and his long-time nemesis and rival, Stone Q. Mann. The result is a hilarious romp through book...

The man that will become Emerson Lasalle Feb03

The man that will become Emerson Lasalle

Jake Dickey and co have announced the lead for the upcoming PULP BOY. Allen Enlow will star as Emerson Lasalle. Written by Doctors Victor Gischler (GUN MONKEYS, VAMPIRE A GO-GO) and Anthony Neil Smith (HOGDOGGIN’, YELLOW MEDICINE), PB tells the story of the iconic pulp writer and his attempt to return to glory. Emerson Malcolm Witt LaSalle was born in Le Fils de Vainqueur, Missouri on March 11, 1899. At the age of seventeen he was admitted to Harvard to study journalism and was expelled after a single semester. Yearning to see the world and “fling himself into the dripping fangs of adventure” he joined the French Foreign Legion where...

Gischler and Smith’s PULP BOY has director of Photography. Jun10

Gischler and Smith’s PULP BOY has director o...

Crime writers and all-around good guys Victor Gischler and Anthony Neil Smith have written a screenplay about a legendary pulp writer named Emerson Lasalle. Emerson has lived an insane life and his story needs to be told.Now Pulpboy has a guy to make the cameras do their thing. Producer Jake Dickey has hired William Otto as Director of Photography for the project. Otto sent his reel in and Jake felt his style would work well with the screenplay.Mr. Otto read the screenplay and liked it. “It reminded me a bit of William Klein’s MR. FREEDOM, in terms of the visual style with its lead character caught in the world of the lower middle...

Gischler, Smith bringing Lasalle story to the big screen. Feb23

Gischler, Smith bringing Lasalle story to the big ...

It has finally been announced:Acclaimed authors Victor Gischler (Gun Monkeys, the forthcoming The Deputy) and Anthony Neil Smith (Yellow Medicine and the forthcoming Hogdoggin’) have written Pulp Boy, the screenplay based on the life of legendary pulp writer Emerson Lasalle.Lasalle’s career covered the realms of horror, Western, Science Fiction and even the crime genre, and include such works as Vixen Shamus, Guns of Old Mars, Sheriff Dracula and Whorebots of Planet Vegas. Emerson Lasalle’s life was almost as interesting as his writings. Early in his life, he served in the French Foreign Legion. It was while serving that...