Michel Gondry to adapt Philip K. Dick novel

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Michel Gondry just revealed that, coming off The Green Hornet, he's next going to tackle something even weirder: a Philip K. Dick story. Gondry said he'll be adapting the weird and prolific writer's novel Ubik, a sci-fi comedy that could only have come from the head of Dick. In 2005, Time magazine named it one of the hundred-greatest English-language novels since 1923. And movies based on his books, like Blade Runner, Total Recall, Minority Report, even A Scanner Darkly, speak for themselves.

The pairing of Gondry with the cult author seems like a no-brainer. As long as Gondry doesn't go crazy with cardboard cutouts or anything, it should be interesting. If Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is his Blue Album, than The Science of Sleep is whatever Weezer's worst album is. (Maladroit? The Red Album?) At least there weren't any papier mache Replicants or Lego Pre-Cogs.