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Do You Want a Charlie Kaufman–Penned Slaughterhouse-Five?

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 23:  Director Charlie Kaufman arrives for the Synecdoche, New York premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 61st International Cannes Film Festival on May 23, 2008 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Of course you do! And Guillermo D del Toro is laboring to make it happen, attaching the Being John Malkovich scribe to an adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's seminal novel for Universal. There's just one problem: "The studio will make it when it's my next movie, but how can I commit to it being my next movie until there's a screenplay?" Del Toro tells the Telegraph. "Charlie Kaufman is a very expensive writer!" Guillermo! Commit to that one right now. We'll wait for the other movies.

Photo: Sean Gallup/2008 Getty Images