In data recently released by the Beverage Marketing Corporation, it was apparent that one area of growth exceeded it’s projected performance. Sales of bottled water are over and above the industry forecast, and it begs the question why that might be.
A desire to be a bit healthier? Certainly water is a better option than soda. An inevitable reaction to the frightening stories about exactly what the water that comes out of your taps might contain? After Flint came Bruni, and if recent reports are to be believed, there’s more trouble brewing in the pipelines of America.
Where life goes, Hollywood follows. And so during the same week that Michigan Governor Rick Snyder vowed to drink Flint water both at home and at work for 30 days to give reassurance that it’s safe to consume, a film is being fast tracked through the erm…pipeline.
Inspired by Time Magazine’s February cover story “The Toxic Tap,” producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have optioned the rights and will make the film for Sony Pictures Television.
Another Town in Crisis
The news cannot really come as much solace to the people of Flint, where up to 12,000 children have been exposed to elevated levels of …