New film "The Island" the subject of a copyright claim
Perhaps the makers of 'The Clonus Horror' will make much more on their 1979 indy flick than they ever imagined? I'll keep you up to date on this if I hear anything.
"In The Island, released tomorrow in Britain, a man played by Ewan McGregor goes on the run after discovering that he is part of a colony of clones being kept as spare parts for the rich and ailing.
In The Clonus Horror, released in 1979, a man played by Timothy Donnelly goes on the run after discovering he is part of a colony of clones - kept as spare parts for the rich and ailing.
One film cost DreamWorks and Warner Bros $125m to make; the other cost Clonus Associates $250,000. One film has been derided by critics and has turned into the box-office flop of the year in the US. The other has been ignored by critics but become a cult classic."
Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Hollywood cloned our clone movie, say cult film-makers