On Oct. 20, “Only the Brave,” a film starring Josh Brolin and Jeff Bridges, premiered to rave reviews. The movie, based on a GQ article from 2013 titled “No Exit,” tells the harrowing story of a group of Arizona firefighters who perished battling the Yarnell Hill fire that year. Whereas in the past, film studios would buy the rights to articles in Condé Nast publications from the writers and turn them into hits — the Academy Award-winning “Argo,” adapted from a Wired article, is a famous recent example — Condé Nast is now making money off of such adaptations.
Today, Condé Nast’s 6-year-old entertainment video division has 35 feature film and 30 TV projects in development and production, the company said. This includes upcoming feature films “The Old Man and the Gun,” starring Robert Redford and Casey Affleck; and “King of the Jungle,” starring Johnny Depp; as well as
A former missing person case in Spartanburg will be featured in an upcoming episode of “Gone” on the Investigation Discovery network next week.
Michele Whitaker disappeared in 2002 without any clues to her whereabouts. Then, on the sixth anniversary of her disappearance, she was found alive.
She has since returned to the area and is living a productive life, said her mother, Laura Andrews.
The episode highlights Andrews’ effort to find answers. An argument between mother and daughter about Whitaker’s rebellious behavior prompted her to leave, according to a statement from Investigation Discovery.
Andrews said by phone this week that Whitaker left because she felt no one would care if she was gone.
“She would sometimes not speak to me in a few days but something told me that it was different. Her not being around even for a few days,