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Paul Watson 'Action-Thriller' Biopic Film Gets Green Light

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Paul Watson is about to make the jump from the television to the big screen.

Variety is reporting that Inferno Entertainment has thrown into production an “action thriller” titled “Whale Warrior” about the early days of Watson with Greenpeace and the creation of Sea Shepherd.

“During his career, Paul has been called both a hero and a terrorist, refusing to be defined by anything but his mission to conserve and protect marine life. We are thrilled to bring this complex and thought-provoking character to the big screen,” Inferno partner Bill Johnson said.

Keith Ross Leckie (“To Walk With Lions”) and Julie Allan (“The Prince of Cool”) are penning the script.

That something like this is coming to the big screen isn’t that surprising. Back in 2008, immediately after Heath Ledger passed away, it was revealed that he had been in discussions to play the role of Captain Watson in movie directed by Stuart Townsend.

“The movie Mighty Hearts could have had Ledger as Capt. Watson ramming driftnet fishing trawlers, smashing illegal whaling boats and sailing boldly into Soviet waters in his bid to stop whalers,” The West reported. “Kroonenburg said Ledger would have been perfect for the lead role in the film, now in pre-production, as he was a gifted actor who had a genuine interest in whales and had demonstrated a capacity to “age beautifully” in Brokeback Mountain.”

As the script is only just being written, expect this one to be in development for a couple years before hitting theaters.

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