John Heffernan wrote the script for a movie called Snakes on a Plane. Perhaps you’ve heard of it. “I hate to even say it, but the one thing that September 11 did that
really worked for us favorably was that it made it more feasible, I
guess, that someone wanting to do something bad on a plane would have
to think outside of the box, as it were,” says writer John Heffernan.
Yes, the unintended boon that Osama bin Laden provided for American
B-movie fans has taken a while to materialize, but it will finally come
to fruition — take that, terrorists! — in the dog days of summer, in
the form of the forthrightly titled Snakes on a Plane. For a chat about the genesis of the project, in a summer preview piece from CityBeat, click here.