[Castle Talk] 'League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen' Hid An Amazing Nemo

This week, we wrap up our retrospective of movies featuring Jules Verne's immortal creation Captain Nemo with the 2003 steampunk literary mashup The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

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Boy was this movie controversial– taking the source material and bending it in ways that enraged fans of the book, the film itself starts out strong enough and, as we discuss, goes off the rails somewhere about halfway through. But the real problem to overcome is the alienation of fans.

Still, embedded in the world is one of the best Captains Nemo ever committed to film, with an amazing vision of the ship Nautilus. Join us!

[Castle Talk] League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen Hid An Amazing Nemo

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Special guests this week: David Bowles of the upcoming book The Chupacabras of the Rio Grande and Adam Foshko, Director of Story and Narrative Design at HBO.

Hosted by Jason Henderson, author of the upcoming Young Captain Nemo, creator of the HarperTeen novel series Alex Van Helsing; Featuring attorney Julia Guzman of Guzman Immigration of Denver.

About Jason Henderson

Jason Henderson, author of the Young Captain Nemo (Macmillan Children's) and Alex Van Helsing (HarperTeen) series, earned his BA from University of Dallas in 1993 and his JD from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C., in 1996. His popular podcasts “Castle Talk” and “Castle of Horror” feature interviews and discussion panels made up of best-selling writers and artists from all genres. Henderson lives in Colorado with his wife and two daughters.

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