RARA-AVIS: Re: two by Elmore Leonard

From: Mark Troy ( metroy@tamu.edu)
Date: 28 Aug 2002

On 8/28/02 3:00 AM, Frederick Zackel wrote:

> Title: The Big Bounce
> Log Line: A charming drifter hooks up with a criminally minded beauty while
> trying to decide if he can trust a powerful local figure.
> Writer: Sebastian Gutierrez and George Armitage
> Agent: William Morris (Gutierrez)
> Buyer: Shangri-La Entertainment
> Price: n/a
> Genre: Crime drama
> Logged: 8/23/02
> More: Based on Elmore Leonard's novel. George Armitage to direct.
> Morgan Freeman and Owen Wilson to star in. Material's Jorge Saralegui for
> Material, Taormina Productions' Armitage, and Shangri-La's Steve Bing to
> produce. Brent Armitage and Zane Weiner to executive.

Is this a remake? I seem to recall a movie with Ryan O'Neal based on this book. As with most of Leonard's work, this was a case of book being better than movie.

Mark Troy (http://www.marktroy.net)
PILIKIA IS MY BUSINESS, A private eye novel
from LTDBooks (http://www.ltdbooks.com)
2002 Shamus nominee:  Best 1st PI Novel

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