Jake Gyllenhaal (left) as Scott Fischer, Michael Kelly as Jon Krakauer, and Josh Brolin as Beck Weathers, in the film "Everest". Photo:AP

Journalist Jon Krakauer furious at his depiction in Everest film

Writer of Into Thin Air, bestseller about 1996 disaster on world's highest peak in which eight climbers died, says incident in film involving him never happened, and bemoans the fact its makers didn't consult him

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Jake Gyllenhaal (left) as Scott Fischer, Michael Kelly as Jon Krakauer, and Josh Brolin as Beck Weathers, in the film "Everest". Photo:AP
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