New Hunter Thompson Film Premieres on Starz Tonight

Buy The Ticket, Take the Ride....tonight at 10pm ET on the Starz channel.

"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me." These are the immortal words from Hunter Stockton Thompson, a.k.a. Doctor Gonzo and Raoul Duke. Principal photography is nearing completion on Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film, Starz Entertainment’s insightful look at the man whose last wish was to have his ashes blown out of a giant cannon. The special is set to air on Starz, December 12 at 10:00 p.m. (et/pt).

Interviewees Include Johnny Depp, Sean Penn, Bill Murray, John Cusack, Benicio Del Toro, Tom Wolfe, George McGovern, Ed Bradley, William F. Buckley and Many Others

Narrated By Nick Nolte
December 12 at 10:00 p.m. on STARZ

You Tube video clips here.

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    I don't get Starz Channel (none / 0) (#1)
    by Edger on Tue Dec 12, 2006 at 09:07:29 PM EST
    So I'll have to wait. But some of the clips are really good.

    I thought John Cusack was right on point with:

    You can rebel but you better do it with intelligence, and you better be well informed, and you better have a point of view, and you better have a soul, and you better come from a feeling place.

    I think Thompson might have liked that...

    Wish I could get it... (none / 0) (#2)
    by rob on Wed Dec 13, 2006 at 12:46:12 AM EST
    I wish I could get that channel.

    I saw part of it (none / 0) (#3)
    by scribe on Wed Dec 13, 2006 at 10:55:23 AM EST
    and it was good.  I want to see it all, when I get the chance to sit down uninterrupted to watch.

    I have to say, watching Johnny Depp in full pirate beard and 'stache, discussing the finer points of Thompson and their relationship, was just off-kilter enough to keep me smiling without busting up.  That, and the videos of the design process for the cannon were alone worth it.  Buckley was his usual pompous self....