Applehead Films has optioned the rights to develop a motion picture based on the life of Gideon Smith.
â€œTHE WARRIOR SPIRIT/The Legend of Gideon Smithâ€¦â€¦film in development on the life and times of Southern rocker Gideon Smith, leader of Gideon Smith & The Dixie Damnedâ€¦..the spirit of this picture is somewhere between The Wrestler, Easy Rider and Almost Famous.â€ â€“ Applehead Films and TV website news Sep.07,12 Company president Peter Gordon Donald and staff are now in the script writing stages.
Donald commented â€œIt is an honor to be working with him on this film.â€
Peter Donald ran the program development laboratory for Fox Television Stations in the 1990s. He attended Princeton University and has written for Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, GQ, The New York Observer, Time Inc., Mother Jones, Green Door, The Palm Beach Post, Spy and many other publications. In music, he has managed, produced and worked with performers such as Philpot, Travis Meeks (Days of the New), and Audrey Tucker (Starting Over.) His clients now include Mark Johnson and Duncan Christy