Planet of the Dates: Film

Jeff and Jason flank Paul at the book store.
From left: Jeff Aghassi (the agent who brokered the deal), Paul, and Jason Koornick at Paul's 2008 reading at L.A.'s Book Soup. Photo by Adam Belanoff.

Shortly after its 2008 publication, Planet of the Dates was optioned in Hollywood for production as a feature film by producers Jason Koornick (Next, adapted from a story by SF master Philip K. Dick) and Michael Henry. Unfortunately, after four years, the option was dropped. The good news is that this means the highly cinematic and entertaining Planet is now available for option again! If you’re interested, please contact agent Jeff Aghassi ( and/or Paul (