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The Incomparable Atuk Curse

The Incomparable Atuk Curse

Mordecai Richler's 1963 novel The Incomparable Atuk is the basis for a screenplay named Atuk that has never been made into a movie.

Many Hollywood film studios since the early 80s have wanted to make Atuk, but for a variety of reasons this has never happened.  There's an urban legend that all actors interested in playing the lead character are cursed.

I don't believe in curses, but I do believe this is one hell of a coincidence.  The following actors have wanted to play Atuk.

  • John Belushi
  • Sam Kinison
  • John Candy
  • Chris Farley
The Incomparable Atuk

Who would you like to see play Atuk?

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