Film in the Works Glorifies Weather Underground

By:  Raven Clabough
07/21/2011
       
Film in the Works Glorifies Weather Underground

Robert Redford and Shia LeBeouf will be starring in a film that glorifies members of the Weather Underground, portraying those terrorists as true American heroes.

Entitled The Company You Keep, the film is based on the Neil Gordon novel of the same name, about the domestic terrorist group the Weather Underground. The film focuses on a 30-year-long FBI manhunt for a Weather Underground terrorist, played by Robert Redford, who has been forced to go into hiding after his identity was revealed by an overly ambitious reporter, played by Shia LeBeouf.

Publishers Weekly provides this synopsis of the novel:

Robert Redford and Shia LeBeouf will be starring in a film that glorifies members of the Weather Underground, portraying those terrorists as true American heroes.

Entitled The Company You Keep, the film is based on the Neil Gordon novel of the same name, about the domestic terrorist group the Weather Underground. The film focuses on a 30-year-long FBI manhunt for a Weather Underground terrorist, played by Robert Redford, who has been forced to go into hiding after his identity was revealed by an overly ambitious reporter, played by Shia LeBeouf.

Publishers Weekly provides this synopsis of the novel:

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Photo of Robert Redford: AP Images

 

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