It should. That’s what Nikki Finke thinks about the Timesman’s second annual “Win A Trip With Nick” contest, and seems to be, oddly, almost lobbying for:
When Hollywood options this (and you will), remember you heard about it here first. … Hint to Hollywood: Pitch this project as Animal House meets Blood Diamond, American Pie Meets Apocalypse Now.
Open question: Who would want to buy this story?
Don’t expect comfort so much as diarrhea … rugged, tiring and emotionally draining journey … a bedbug-infested mattress in a malarial jungle as hungry jackals yelp outside.