Boyle, Searchlight Buy Mountaineer Tale

Firm plans “127 Hours” for film about climber Aron Ralston.

Last Updated: November 5, 2009 @ 6:57 AM

Fox Searchlight and Danny Boyle have firmed plans to make their next collaboration “127 Hours,” a film that tells the story of mountaineer Aron Ralston. After his right forearm got pinned for nearly five days under a boulder during a climb in Utah in May, 2003, Ralston used a dull knife to amputate the limb.

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