Didn't someone on this list a while ago mention that Robert Downey Jr. was being considered for the role of McGee? Or maybe I read about it someplace else. Either way, only a slightly better choice than Leo. Hollywood's obsession with youth rears its ugly head once again!
________________________________________ From: email@example.com [firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Nathan Cain [IndieCrime@gmail.com] Sent: September 29, 2009 10:20 AM To: email@example.com Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Leonardo DiCaprio IS Travis McGee
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<mailto:jchocking%40yahoo.com>> 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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