Salinger has given Efron his blessing after watching a marathon screening of all the High School Musical films — and has even decided to write a karaoke scene where Holden serenades the female prostitute.
Finally — maybe this is what it will take to get the book read by actual teenagers. Let's just hope that Efron can make Caulfield seem believable and not so phony.
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"After Pearl Harbor, I can only think of one other WWII story that demands to be translated to the screen," Bay told Daily Variety, "and that's the story of Tyrone Slothrop's sexual encounters with the V-2 rocket."
Bruce Willis is in talks to portray the erection-prone US Army lieutenant.
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Horror director Eli Roth will take a stab at a feature length adaptation of The Satanic Verses.
Salman Rushdie was too busy watching TV commercials of his ex to be bothered to comment.
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