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Extraordinary Measures
Interview by: Izumi Hasegawa
Jan 10, 2010
Brendan Fraser & Harrison Ford - Extraordinary Measures

Q1: Harrison, since you came across this material about 6 years ago or so, what was the process and what was it about it that made you interested in seeing this made into a film?
HF: Well I was in business with my production partners, Michael Shamberg, his partner, Stacey Sher, and Carla Shamberg, Michael's wife, and we were looking for material to develop for movies that I could be in and we came across this material in the Wall Street Journal, read the follow-up book by Geeta Anand and thought that there was a germ of a good idea for a movie in there, something different to what I normally am involved in, and a chance to build an interesting part for myself in that story. We started to try and find a screenwriter that could capture what we were looking for and we hit upon Robert (Nelson Jacobs) and he did two or possibly three drafts before we started. Well I think there was a wonderful collaborative atmosphere involving Mic...

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