Fight Club Is Apparently Going to Be a Rock Opera, The End Times are Nigh
You are the all singing, all dancing crap of the world.
Julie Taymor working with David Fincher on a FIGHT CLUB rock opera? You didn’t hear it from me. :) #SDCC
— Chuck Palahniuk (@chuckpalahniuk) July 12, 2015
Okay. A small part of me would love to see a musical adaptation of “His Name is Robert Paulson,” or “I Wanted to Destroy Something Beautiful.” So maybe this Fight Club rock opera–teased by Chuck Palahniuk at the Dark Horse panel for the Fight Club 2 comic–is something to look forward to.
It’ll be directed/produced by Julie Taymor (Across the Universe, Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, The Lion King) and David Fincher (you know, the guy who directed the movie?). Rumored to also be assisting is Trent Reznor, who’ll work on music.
Honestly? I keep going back and forth on this. It could be great. It could be terrible. It could introduce a whole swath of die-hard Fight Club fans to musical theater.
… on second thought, this is going to be glorious.
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