James Franco‘s Film Lit-Quest
James Franco’s fondness for literary adaptations (Howl; Eat Pray Love; 127 Hours) as an actor will take an even more dramatic turn if his plans to direct screen versions of works by William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy are realized.
Entertainment Weekly’s Shelf Life blog reported that Franco “is moving full steam ahead and he confirms to EW that he hopes to direct film versions of Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying and McCarthy’s Blood Meridian. If everything goes according to plan, the Faulkner would be first, filming this summer, and then the Blood Meridian in 2012.”
- Franco calls on big names to help him win director job (hollywood.com)
- Film: Newswire: Soon, all art will be Franco: James Franco to direct adaptations of William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy novels (avclub.com)