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"Resurrection Bay" - A Serial Killer in Alaska

Los Angeles, CA (April 20, 2007): Oak Street Films principals Christine Holder and Mark Holder are pleased to announce that they have acquired the rights to Wayne McDaniel's revenge thriller script "Resurrection Bay", which is loosely based on the life and horrific serial killings of the notorious Robert Hansen.

Hansen was known to have killed at least 17 women, although many reports say the number is probably much higher. Hansen would apprehend his female victims and fly them to a remote wilderness where he would torture, hunt and kill them. He was one of the country’s worst killers.

Andrzej Bartkowiak ("Doom", "Romeo Must Die", "Exit Wounds") is attached to direct the film which looks to go into production in 2008 in Alaska and Utah. Christine Holder and Mark Holder are producing through their Oak Street Films production banner.

June 15, 2014

Watkins Professor Steven Womack, a member of the Film School faculty since 1995 and an award-winning mystery writer, saw his eleventh novel, the suspense-thriller Resurrection Bay, published June 8 by Midnight Ink Books.

Resurrection Bay is inspired by the real-life case of serial killer Robert Hansen who, in the 1970s through the early 80s, murdered as many as 21 women around Anchorage, Alaska. The novel is a collaboration between Womack and Wayne McDaniel, whose original screenplay was the basis of the project.

More information at StevenWomack.com.

For much more information about Hansen, see Murray Lundberg's article, Robert Hansen: A Serial Killer in Alaska.