11/24/2012 11:00 am ET

'Life Of Pi' Problems: The Many Issues That Stood In The Way Of The Film

Life of Pi was as good as dead.

The film adaptation of Yann Martel’s 2001 novel, about a young boy stranded at sea with a ferocious Bengal tiger, had been on the shelf for a long time. 20th Century Fox had already approached three directors, who tried and failed to get an adaptation onscreen before bowing out.

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