“A blase guy discovers that he only has 1,000 words left before he dies.”
While the initial statement poses about 1,000 questions in itself (How does he find this out? Why after 1,000 words? Do words like ‘a’ and ‘oh’ count? Different languages count? etc.), the premise itself is pretty darn cool. We can almost imagine a counter on the corner of the screen counting up, making the whole thing quite tense, even though it is intended as a comedy. But can you sense the hesitation in our prose? Its because the lead guy in it is going to be:
And if that wasn’t good enough, its also going to be directed by Brian Robbins, the man who’s previous work of art was Norbit. Fantastic news, there.