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'The Poet In Exile': The Jim Morrison Conspiracy Movie Inspired By Doors Keyboardist Ray Manzarek (VIDEO)

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So many mysteries about this project! Playlist reports a 2002 novel by Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek will be made into a movie, the second Doors-inspired movie since Oliver Stone's 1991 Jim Morrison biopic. The novel, "The Poet In Exile," "imagines Morrison had actually faked his 1971 death to disappear to the Seychelles, and then 30 years later, reunites with Manzarek for a rock’n'roll reunion." So...part conspiracy theory, part "Hot Tub Time Machine"? For some reason, it's pegged to a horror director named Tim Sullivan, who has a list of what sound like fake past credits ("2001 Maniacs: A Field of Screams," "Chillerama"). Next up: "The Poet In Exile." Seriously, what is going on here?

WATCH an old preview for Stone's version, starring Val Kilmer as Morrison, Kyle MacLachlan as Manzarek, and Meg Ryan as Morrison's girlfriend:

(via Playlist)

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