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If they made my book Xombies: Apocalypse Blues into a film, here's who I'd like them to cast:Learn more about the book and author at Walter Greatshell's website and blog.
For the plucky-but-difficult heroine, Lulu Pangloss, I originally envisioned Christina Ricci circa Addams Family Values, but she's the wrong age bracket now, so I'm thinking Abigail Breslin or Dakota Fanning. The '70s actress Kim Darby (True Grit) would have been ideal.
For her doomed mother, I can picture Kathy Bates, but the ultimate crazy-mom candidate would have been late-Fifties-era Shelley Winters.
Steve Buscemi would be a bug-eyed marvel as Lulu's estranged dad, Fred Cowper--both before and after Xombification.
The role of unctuous Chairman Sandoval demands the sleazy charm of...[read on]
My Book, The Movie: Xombies: Apocalypse Blues.