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Ian Shorr To Pen Urban Explorers Feature

By Garth Franklin Saturday September 7th 2013 03:37PM

Ian Shorr ("Splinter") has been hired to pen the script for a film based on Matthew Power's GQ article "Excuse Us While We Kiss The Sky" at Ineffable Pictures.

The article followed a group of academics and white collar types in Europe who have an interesting night job - they are urban explorers who infiltrate abandoned or under construction off-limit city structures (skyscrapers, metro stations, bomb shelters, etc.)

In particular the piece followed a London-based team which includes the likes of a computer programmer, an ICU doctor, a photographer and a geography academic.

The plan is to use their real-life exploits for a globe-trotting, action-fueled thriller. Raphael Kryszek and Jesse Israel will produce.

Source: Heat Vision

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