Lee David Zlotoff, the real life inspiration for MacGyver, announced at Maker Faire today that a big budget MacGyver movie is in the works. According to the post on Gizmodo, Zlotoff somehow ended up with the movie rights years ago, which is very uncommon.
Isaac in Minneapolis
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IMDB doesn't list it yet: http://www.imdb.com/find?s=all&q=macgyver&x=0&y=0
Story via Slashdot (http://news.slashdot.org/news/08/05/04/1714236.shtml) via Gizmodo (http://gizmodo.com/386877/holy-crap-macgyver-blockbuster-film-coming)
and while its titled as such, i doubt this is the trailer (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rh173w-gnHE). Also, i did a quick check of snopes first (http://search.atomz.com/search/?sp-q=macgyver&getit=Go&sp-a=00062d45-sp00000000&sp-advanced=1&sp-p=all&sp-w-control=1&sp-w=alike&sp-date-range=-1&sp-x=any&sp-c=100&sp-m=1&sp-s=0)
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