I ran into this while websearching. Not sure if it’s true, a trial balloon, or Hollywood wishful thinking.
Variety.com – Van Sant in the ‘Kool-Aid’ mix:
“Nearly 40 years after its original publication, Tom Wolfe‘s hallucinogenic tome “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test” is headed for the bigscreen.
Gus Van Sant is attached to direct, and Lance Black (“Big Love”) will write the script. FilmColony’s Richard Gladstein is producing, and he’s in the process of setting the project with a financier….”
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(Photo: Ken Kesey, author of “One Flew Over
The Cukoo’s Nest and the main character in
Tom Wolfe’s “Electric Kool Aid Acid Test.”
Kesey and his “Merry Pranksters” lived in