With all of the negative press surrounding M. Night lately, I thought this story was hilarious. Evan sent this along to us, so we thought we’d share it with you, the fans. Yes, it is a parody article, and is completely ficticious, and that’s just part of the fun. Read on!
Dateline Hollywood: Seeing to secure the guarantee of the services of his favorite actorfor his next several films, director M. Night Shyamalan has signed actor M. Night Shyamalan to a three-picture deal worth $15 million.
“Though he sometimes gets less attention than bigger name stars, Night has been the secret weapon that takes my brilliant material and makes it spectacular,” Shyamalan said. “I can’t imagine doing my films without myself.”
Under the terms of the unusual deal, any studio that hires M. Night Shyamalan to write and direct any of his next three films will also have to cast M. Night Shyamalan in a lead role, pay him $5 million and guarantee him above-the-title credit.
Though his latest movie, “Lady in the Water,” opened to a disappointing $18 million, Shyamalan the director said he was confident word-of-mouth on the actor Shyamalan’s performance would soon start spreading around the country.
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