Newswire: Get Involved, Internet: Help fund an adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Dandelion Wine

Back in 2011, a team of producers (including husband-and-wife filmmaking team Rodion Nahapetov and Natasha Shliapnikoff) announced that they were developing an adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s semi-autobiographical novel Dandelion Wine. There wasn’t much movement on the project after that, though, but now Nahapetov and Shliapnikoff have returned—without the other producers—and they’re turning to Kickstarter to raise the money they need to get the movie into pre-production. The two of them aren’t just big Bradbury fans, though, as in the Kickstarter video Nahapetov explains that he was actually friends with Bradbury for over 10 years, and they worked on the screenplay together until Bradbury eventually gave Nahapetov his approval to make the movie. On top of that, the Kickstarter video also includes a clip of a very elderly Bradbury saying he wants Nahapetov to direct the film because he knows it’ll be a “a …

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