Year: In production
Length: Approx. 15 minutes
Vancouver cartoonist David Boswell created Reid Fleming, counter-culture icon and anti-hero of the comic book The World’s Toughest Milkman. In the 1980s Warner Bros. secured the rights and Reid Fleming was on his way to super stardom as the lead character in his very own Hollywood feature film. Over 25 years later the character is mired in contractual limbo, despite the fact many actors – including Jack Nicholson, Jim Belushi, Jim Carrey, John C. Reilly and Paul Giamatti – have expressed interest in playing the infamous milkman. Creator Boswell and fans talk about creativity versus lucrative film franchises and remakes, success and disappointment, and the enduring appeal of Reid Fleming.
A short documentary narrated by academy award winning director Jonathan Demme including interviews with David Boswell, Dave Thomas, Kevin Pollack, and more…