The Travis McGee novels have never been out of print, I don't think. Or if
they did go out of print, it's recently. And yeah, DiCaprio doesn't exactly
spring to mind when I think of McGee.
On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 9:38 AM, jchocking <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I came across this in Shelf Awareness, a daily e-newsletter for people in
> the book industry.
> Movies: The Deep Blue Goodbye
> Fans of John D. MacDonald's Travis McGee novels will be pleased to learn
> that The Deep Blue Goodbye has been adapted for Leonardo DiCaprio. Variety
> reported that Peter Chernin joins DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson-Killoran as
> "producers on a project that has a strong draft by Dana Stevens (For Love of
> the Game) that is drawing interest from directors. Amy Robinson is also
> involved in a producing capacity."
> I know DiCaprio has come a long way from the sort of roles I automatically
> imagine him in. He's not the teen pinup pipsqueak of yore.
> But Travis McGee? Really?
> Well, at least this ought to bring some of John D.'s work back into print.
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