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  • Infamous Hollywood Screenwriter to Pen Film on Our Lady of Guadalupe - Patroness of the Unborn

    08/30/2009 3:18:59 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 25 replies · 1,952+ views
    Life Site News ^ | 8-25-09 | Patrick B. Craine
    Calls the project a "labor of love." ~~~~ Infamous Hollywood screenwriter Joe Eszterhas, 64, known for such sordid films as Basic Instinct and Showgirls, has undergone a conversion and now will be writing a new film on Our Lady of Guadalupe. Eszterhas has been one of Hollywood's most influential screenwriters, writing lucrative blockbuster films, such as Flashdance, Jagged Edge, and Basic Instinct, and raking in million-dollar paychecks. Known for living the full 'Hollywood lifestyle', Eszterhas gave it up to move home to Ohio with his wife and children in the late 1990s. In 2001, faced with throat cancer resulting from...
  • "Basic Instinct" scribe Eszterhas eyes virgin

    08/08/2009 3:05:46 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 16 replies · 888+ views
    Reuters ^ | Wed Aug 5, 2009 | Steven Zeitchik
    NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - He may have sanded his jagged edge, but Joe Eszterhas still, apparently, has the basic instinct. The polarizing scribe, who hasn't had a film released theatrically in the U.S. in more than a decade, has signed on to a project about the mystical sighting of a virgin in 16th century Mexico. Eszterhas will write the screenplay about the virgin of Guadalupe, a vision that appeared to the Aztec peasant Juan Diego in 1531. While some scholars question Diego's existence, the event is credited with helping to spread Catholicism at a time of economic and social...
  • 'Basic Instinct' author writes book about faith

    08/26/2008 10:07:04 AM PDT · by Publius804 · 6 replies · 150+ views
    toledoblade.com ^ | August 23, 2008 | David Yonke
    Article published Saturday, August 23, 2008 A HOLLYWOOD PLOT TWIST 'Basic Instinct' author writes book about faith Joe Eszterhas' latest book is a shocker, but not the kind that made him rich and famous. The upcoming release from the man who penned dark thrillers such as Basic Instinct and Jagged Edge tells the story of his spiritual conversion and his newfound devotion to God and family.
  • 'Basic Instinct' author writes book about faith (Converts to Christianity?)

    08/23/2008 9:54:44 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 31 replies · 188+ views
    Toledo Blade ^ | August 23, 2008 | Staff
    Joe Eszterhas' latest book is a shocker, but not the kind that made him rich and famous. The upcoming release from the man who penned dark thrillers such as Basic Instinct and Jagged Edge tells the story of his spiritual conversion and his newfound devotion to God and family. In Crossbearer: A Memoir of Faith, to be published Sept. 2 by St. Martin's Press, Mr. Eszterhas describes how his life got turned around during the summer of 2001. He and his second wife, Naomi, had just moved from Malibu to a suburb of Cleveland - where he had grown up;...