Re: RARA-AVIS: Ross Thomas

From: Richard Moore (
Date: 04 Dec 2004

--- In, BaxDeal@a... wrote:
> In a message dated 12/4/04 7:06:10 AM, dj_bassett@y... writes:
> > I wonder if Hollywood has ever been interested in
> > Thomas? Perhaps some kind of adaptation would help to
> > push Thomas's name forward. Plus, I have a feeling
> > Thomas would work very well on screen.
> >
> I believe Thomas wrote the original screenplay for Bad Company,
> Lawrence Fishburn and Ellen Barkin, directed by Damian Harris

And Thomas was one of the writers called in to help out in the 1982 adaptation of Joe Gores' 1973 novel HAMMETT. Somewhere (The Armchair Detective?) I've read a funny interview with Gores (who also worked on the script) and Thomas about that movie, produced by Zoetrope and directed by Wim Wenders.

Richard Moore

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