Monday, May 10, 2021

Erika Montgomery's "A Summer to Remember," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: A Summer to Remember: A Novel by Erika Montgomery.

The entry begins:
There’s always something fun—and usually irresistible—in casting our characters as we write them, but since A Summer to Remember features the lasting impact of a Hollywood golden couple who move to Cape Cod and the enduring movie festival that starts there as a result, this challenge takes on a particularly significant meaning for me.

The story begins in present day Hollywood with thirty-year-old Frankie who owns a movie memorabilia shop opened with her late mother, Maeve, and whose world is thrown upside down when she discovers a pair of sealed letters to the husband and son of one of the most famous actresses of the seventies, Glory Cartwright—letters that may also finally lead Frankie to the identity of her father.

Amanda Seyfried would be a wonderful casting choice for eternal optimist Frankie, capturing Frankie’s emotional vulnerability and her determination to find the answers to the mystery she’s come across the country to solve, employing that same infectious energy and optimism that Seyfried did in Mamma Mia.

For Gabe, the estranged boatbuilding son of Hollywood royalty, and Frankie’s love interest...[read on]
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My Book, The Movie: A Summer to Remember.

--Marshal Zeringue