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Old 05-28-03, 05:02 PM
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Avril Lavigne's "Sk8ter Boi" heading to the big screen

Oh Lord help us all!

Lavigne's hit single headed to big screen

LOS ANGELES, California (Hollywood Reporter) --Pop singer Avril Lavigne's hit single "Sk8er Boi" is heading to the big screen.

Paramount Pictures has optioned the song and hired "ER" writer/producer David Zabel to adapt its words into a feature film to be produced by studio-based MTV Films and Alphaville.

The song, which captures the divide between cliques and cultures, is about a teenage girl who rejects a skater boy with a crush on her because her friends don't approve of him -- even though she secretly likes him. Years later, he becomes a famous rock star and she is left with regrets.

Because the song has become an anthem for teenagers, the film will be true to spirit of the song. Also titled "Sk8er Boi," the feature will focus on the two teens from different backgrounds and the social constraints in which they find themselves.

The project, though not a musical, will have a heavy musical component in the style of the studio's previous hits "Flashdance," "Footloose" and "Save the Last Dance."

Scott Spock, Lauren Christy and Graham Edwards -- the writing-production team collectively known as the Matrix who co-wrote with Lavigne and produced "Sk8er Boi," among other hits, on Lavigne's album "Let Go" -- will act as consultants on the screenplay. They also will create an event album with new original songs around the movie and executive produce the soundtrack.



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That "hip misspelling" alone makes me ill.

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What's your guys' problem?

So there's gonna be a teen movie about a snobby rich girl who doesn't like the "bad" boy.

It's been done before and will be done again.

Get over it.
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so which will be worse? This movie or the American Idol movie?

No offense GuessWho as I know you like this type of entertainment!
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Originally posted by MJKTool
so which will be worse? This movie or the American Idol movie?
OMG! Shut up, From Justin to Kelly is the greatest film ever produced by mankind!!! How DARE you judge a movie YOU HAVEN'T EVEN SEEN?!?
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MJKTool and Groucho : Nice try
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By the way, From Justin To Kelly isn't the best film ever but it's not the worst either so shut the f up !
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Originally posted by mcbg1
MJKTool and Groucho : Nice try
nice try doing what?
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I am curious mcbg1 is Kelly your sister? I have never seen one man defend pop crap like American Idol more than you.
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Kelly isn't my sister but I do know very well one of her best friend. I've seen the movie myself and I will defend it as long as people keep making judgments about it before seeing it.

I'm not a big Avril Lavigne fan but I won't say anything about her movie until I've seen it.

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Originally posted by BigDaddy
I am curious mcbg1 is Kelly your sister? I have never seen one man defend pop crap like American Idol more than you.
Wait a minute. mcbg1, you're a man?
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Hey, I'd see it.
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What's new, there must be like 100 movies that have this very same theme.

I'm still gonna poop on it though
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Pathetic.
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Originally posted by mcbg1
Kelly isn't my sister but I do know very well one of her best friend. I've seen the movie myself and I will defend it as long as people keep making judgments about it before seeing it.
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Just because she's friend with your boyfriend doesn't mean that you have to defend her like a madman.
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I am so confused mcbg1 are you a guy or girl?
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I said in another thread that I will not discuss anymore about Kelly Clarkson, it's not worth it.
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I will hold my breath now.
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Originally posted by GuessWho
What's your guys' problem?

So there's gonna be a teen movie about a snobby rich girl who doesn't like the "bad" boy.
But after she rejects him, he becomes rich and famous.

So it has, like, a m3ssa9e or something.
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I didn't know Lauren Christy was behind this crap. I'm glad she's doing well, I guess. Maybe with all the money she's making she might actually make another album herself. Just with better songs than she's writing now.

Lauren


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Ha, to this and the Kelly MOvie.

Garbage... haha.

Now that SnoopDogg is a good actor though
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As a gay guy, I find it hilarious that this silly little teen POP star Avril spells boy "boi". Does she not know this is the gay slang spelling of "boy"?

Maybe in the film, the "Sk8erboi" will not be interested in the girl because he likes other bois
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Oh man, this is too rich.

Originally posted by mcbg1
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Translation: "I'm not taking your bait."

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Originally posted by mcbg1
By the way, From Justin To Kelly isn't the best film ever but it's not the worst either so shut the f up !
Hook, line and sinker.

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