The Author of ’Fight Club’s Only Other Movie Adaptation Is This Wild Comedy

Editor’s Note: The following references sex addiction.Chuck Palahniuk is one of the most incendiary American writers of the past fifty years, with witty prose, shocking subject matter, deplorable characters, and exhaustive research peppered throughout his many works.

When 1999’s Fight Club premiered in theaters, Palahniuk saw his readership explode, and Hollywood was eager for the next blockbuster adaptation from the fresh young voice.

While many titles were optioned, the next film viewers did get was the markedly different and surprisingly underperforming Choke in 2008, adapted for the screen and directed by Clark Gregg, starring the always impressive Sam Rockwell and Anjelica Huston.

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