Friday, January 22, 2010

Eileen Cook's "Getting Revenge on Lauren Wood," the movie

Now showing at My Book, The Movie: Getting Revenge on Lauren Wood by Eileen Cook.

The entry begins:
I’ve been asked before who I would like to star in a movie based on my book and I stink at it. I come up with one name and then change my mind and then spend hours on IMDb trying to figure out a better plan B. I base my problem on casting my movie/book on three issues:
1. As I write, I don’t have specific actors in mind. I suspect this is because the characters are unformed when I start the project. I am one of those people who writes my way into a story.

2. When I think of teen movies I get stuck in the movies I knew growing up so I end up wanting to cast Molly Ringwald, who has to be in her 40’s now and likely isn’t doing a lot of teen revenge movies.

3. I start thinking of actors I would like to meet rather than who would be good for a particular role/character. For example, I want to meet...[read on]
Watch the Getting Revenge trailer, and learn more about the author and her books at Eileen Cook’s website.

My Book, The Movie: Getting Revenge on Lauren Wood.

--Marshal Zeringue