Aliester Coming To The Big Screen!
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Source: The Big Picture Agency and The Dominion Entertainment Group
Life of Aleister Crowley Comes to the Big Screen
Wednesday March 17, 3:02 pm ET
Sorcerer's Adventures Chronicled in "Aleister Crowley: Revolt of the
SANTA MONICA, CA--(MARKET WIRE)--Mar 17, 2004 -- Michael Schrager of
Dominion Entertainment Group and Patricia Baker of The Big Picture
Agency LLC have teamed to bring "Aleister Crowley: Revolt of the
Magicians," the spellbinding screenplay based on the life of Aleister
Crowley, to the big screen. The screenplay of the occult world's most
controversial figure is written by internationally renown occult
and Crowley expert, Lon DuQuette, and Jim Bratkowsky of Cinemagic.
"Lon and Jim have done a terrific job of capturing the essence and
adventures of Aleister," says Schrager. "Crowley led a hedonistic
lifestyle in Victorian London while passionately seeking spiritual
in the occult. He was ultimately catapulted to the top of the occult
Crowley's character was enhanced by the company he kept -- Bram
William Butler Yeats and actress Florence Farr, to name a few.
is also listed as one of the "Top 100 Brits," sandwiched between
Bruce and Henry V, however, newspapers of the time called him 'the
wickedest man in the world.'
"Interest in the paranormal remains high," states Baker. "This story
offers rich, transformational roles for actors, and will captivate
movie-goers around the world."
Aleister was born into a family of Plymouth Brethren, a strict
sect in Leamington Spa, England. During his 72 earthly years, (1875 -
1947), he indelibly imprinted himself on the Western Magickal
and to many, he was the Western Magickal Tradition. "Choosing which
of his life story to tell was the most challenging part of this
The more you read about Aleister the more you want to know," says
"Aleister's legacy attracts many new converts to the Occult even
explains Baker, "and he is said to still command considerable loyalty
even from beyond the grave." Some believe Aleister was a spiritual
seeker, others argue he was the dark magician. Production is planned
late 2004 in England and the United States.
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