On the big screen, Swofford had roles in Robert Wise's "The Andromeda Strain
" (1971), John Guillermin's "Skyjacked" (1972), Don Giler's "The Black Bird," Stanley Kramer's "The Domino Killings," (1977), Blake Edwards' "S.O.B." (1981), John Huston's "Annie," (1982) Ridley Scott's "Thelma & Louise" (1991) and others.
This year's breakout hit "A Quiet Place" unleashed carnivorous aliens, while in "I am Legend," "The Andromeda Strain
," "12 Monkeys" and the "Planet of the Apes" movies, the bad guy was a virus.
It is loosely based on the 1973 film written and directed by Michael Crichton ('Jurassic Park,' 'Andromeda Strain
') and starring Richard Benjamin, James Brolin and Yul Brynner.
What emerges is the kind of book a young Crichton might have delivered in his Andromeda Strain
heyday." THOMAS M.
by director J J Abrams and The Dark Knight writer Jonathan Nolan, who will The 1973 movie starring Yul Brynner which became a cult classic was written and directed by novelist Michael Crichton whose books were turned into films including The Andromeda Strain
, Jurassic Park, Congo, Travels, Sphere, Rising Sun, Disclosure, The Lost World and Airframe.
"The media tends to make it sound like the Andromeda strain
Caption: Helix: It's The Thing meets the Andromeda Strain
Besides, A&E already enjoyed success with another Crichton-related movie-to-miniseries leap, "The Andromeda Strain
," in 2008.
The Andromeda Strain
, The Great Train Robbery, The Sphere and The 13th Warrior 24.
Michael Crichton wrote thrillers throughout med school and later established himself as a man of letters his work continuously appearing on the best sellers list with novels like the Terminal Man Andromeda Strain
Jurassic Park and the most recent Next.
Crichton, the author of bestselling titles such Jurassic Park and Andromeda Strain
, died in November last year.
In The Andromeda Strain
(1969), Army scientists in search of biological warfare agents endanger humanity by bringing back a space virus that infects a town.