Thursday, April 19, 2012

Kathy Hepinstall's "Blue Asylum," the movie

Now showing at My Book, The Movie: Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall.

The entry begins:
When casting Blue Asylum I'd have to look for some actors and actresses with a bit of an edge. Some thoughts:

Dr. Cowell: The pompous and yet dissatisfied and restless psychiatrist of the insane asylum Stanley Tucci could capture both his arrogance and vulnerability.

Iris: The main character. A slave-holder's wife wrongfully sent to the asylum. It seems like this is a role for an actress with a classic, "old-fashioned" kind of look to her. Someone with dignity, a ferociousness under the surface and a heart. It would be tough to find the right actress, because Iris is only in her mid twenties in the book. I think of some of Hitchcock's blondes. Someone modern might be...[read on]
Learn more about the book and author at Kathy Hepinstall's website.

My Book, The Movie: Blue Asylum.

--Marshal Zeringue