[percy-l] New John Kennedy Toole Movie

Burma Jones lesliemarsh at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 18:08:51 EST 2017

If anyone want to read a close-grained review of Cory's bio of Toole, here
it is:


On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 2:40 PM, Charles Cowherd <charlescowherd at hotmail.com>

> Exciting news with possible connection to Walker Percy.
> A movie is being made about the life of John Kennedy Toole (author of *A
> Confederacy of Dunces*) based on the book “Butterfly in the Typewriter”
> by Corey Mclaughlin.
> Nick Offerman is to play Ignatius Reilly, Thomas Mann (?) will be John
> Kennedy Toole, with Susan Sarandon as his mother.
> Possibilities to play Percy (complete speculation) just based on the cast
> list from the article: Matthew Modine, Aidan Quinn, Carey Elwes.
> I have written the writer to see if he has the inside scoop, will pass
> along any info that I receive.
> ~ Charles
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