Thursday, June 21, 2007

"The Dead Fathers Club," the movie

The current feature at My Book, The Movie: Matt Haig's The Dead Fathers Club.

The Dead Fathers Club is based on Hamlet and is a "hilarious and touching novel narrated by an eleven-year old boy who is visited by his father’s ghost."

The novel has been optioned by the high-powered producer David Heyman, so there's a very good chance of the story making it to the big screen.

"But [Haig writes] I’m pretty sure every writer daydreams about how what once existed solely inside their own head could be projected onto the screen, and I’m no exception." So he came up with some ideas for screenwriter, director, and cast for the major roles. Check it out.

Visit Matt Haig's website and MySpace page.

The Page 69 Test: The Dead Fathers Club.

My Book, The Movie: The Dead Fathers Club.

--Marshal Zeringue