Thursday, January 30, 2020

Christopher Bollen's "A Beautiful Crime," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: A Beautiful Crime: A Novel by Christopher Bollen.

The entry begins:
The difficulty of casting young characters is that often by the time a novel is optioned, a production company hires a screenwriter, the script is shopped around to studios, and the project gets a green light, all of those original actors are too old to play their parts. But since this thought experiment, like Hollywood, is pure fantasy, I would cast Frank Ocean to play Clay Guillory. No, Frank Ocean isn’t an actor, he’s a musician, but this would be his break-through role. Ocean has some of the toughness and warmth that encapsulates Clay, who can be hard to read but is really the heart of the book. I could also see him being played by...[read on]
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