Joined: Mar 25, 2002
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
|Posted: 2011-04-14 11:01 am  Permalink|
Waitaminnit, Herman Watzinger is not being played by a German?
" ...and Anders Baasmo Christiansen, who will play Heyerdahl’s next-in-command, Herman Watzinger. The only Swede on board the Kon-Tiki, Bengt Danielsson, will be played by a Swedish actor, Gustaf Skarsgård, son of the internationally known actor Stellan Skarsgård."
I am glad that the story will include the Fatu Hiva part of Thor's life, that's where he first heard of TIKI, I wanna SEE that ! I never met the man, but I was gratified to hear that his assistant Donald Ryan showed him the BOT and he dug it. And Moritz got me this:
Man, Thor must have signed thousands of books in his lifetime!
And on this occasion, once more, my recent diorama of Eric October's great Kon-Tiki mug :
Oh, and I love the new cover image they came up with for the most recent re-issue of the book:
If that doesn't say "in search of Tiki..." !!!