Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Newsy Stuff

According to Variety the entertainment newspaper, Matthew McConaughey is set to star in the movie version of Michael Connelly’s best selling and award wining novel The Lincoln Lawyer. More information can be found here. The rights to the film were sold six months before the book was actually published by Little Brown in 2005.

Those of you that also enjoyed Lisa Lutz’s novel The Spellman File will also be pleased to learn that Barry Sonnefeld has been attached to direct the movie version of the novel on behalf of Paramount Pictures. The article in Variety can be found here. Barry Sonnefeld has been involved in a number of films including Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Men in Black, Men in Black II, The Addams Family and Addams Family Values along with the remake of The Lady Killers.

Further to my earlier blog about London Boulevard which can be found here, according to Variety a number of well-known actors and actresses have signed on to take part in the film. Further information from Variety can be found here.

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