British author Alex Garland has disowned a new movie version of his novel THE TESSARACT after producers changed the film's location.

Garland's book was set in the Philippine capital Manila - but the movie, starring Velvet Goldmine actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers, has been moved to Bangkok, Thailand.

And The Beach creator is so furious, he has completely distanced himself from the project.

A source says, "He should be grateful someone is interested - the novel got terrible reviews - but he won't have anything to do with it."

16/08/2004 13:46