In the late seventies Canadian cartoonist David Boswell created Reid Fleming, the world’s toughest milkman, a comic book anti-hero and counterculture icon.
By the following decade, a Hollywood studio was preparing a feature film. Now, over 30 years later, the character is still mired in contractual limbo.
Writer/director: Charlie Tyrell
Producers: Trevor Duwyn, Andrew Ferguson, Matt King
Hollywood won’t ever let anyone make the Reid Fleming movie so I figured ‘screw it,’ and decided to do the next best thing.
About Charlie Tyrell
Charlie Tyrell is an eclectic Torontonian filmmaker whose documentary subjects have ranged from battle-tested pool sharks to members of the infamous Hells Angels.
With I Thought I Told You To Shut Up!! he investigates the value of original artistic properties vs. lucrative Hollywood franchises.