Friday, April 19, 2019

Todd Strasser's "Summer of '69," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: Summer of '69 by Todd Strasser.

The entry begins:
Like most people I love movies and good television, but in the nearly fifty years that I’ve been writing novels, I’ve never thought about what actors might play my characters. So this is sort of new to me.

Looking at contemporary actors for Summer of ’69 with the understanding that they’d be required to spend a fair amount of time acting -- or just plain being -- stoned, I think Ryan Gosling would be a good choice for the main character Lucas.

For his two close friends I’d choose Paul Dano for Milton, and...[read on]
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My Book, The Movie: Summer of '69.

--Marshal Zeringue