MGM Sees Future with Bobism

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MGM has picked up Ben Wexler’s comedy script Bobism, says The Hollywood Reporter. Producing are Contrafilm’s Tripp Vinson and Beau Flynn. Adam F. Goldberg is also producing.

In Bobism, a shy college kid learns that his blog will be the basis for a utopian society in 1,000 years. He also finds out that aliens from the future want to kill him and prevent that utopia from happening.

“Ben Wexler found a way to cleverly combine comedy, action and sci-fi genres and play them real,” Vinson said.

Added Flynn: “If ‘Midnight Run’ and ‘Terminator’ got married and birthed a ‘Superbad’ child, this would be that movie.”

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