[percy-l] New John Kennedy Toole Movie
lesliemarsh at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 18:11:08 EST 2017
P.S. Also tickets are now on sale for the WP Weekend:
On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 3:08 PM, Burma Jones <lesliemarsh at gmail.com> wrote:
> If anyone want to read a close-grained review of Cory's bio of Toole, here
> it is: https://manwithoutqualities.com/2014/03/24/butterfly-in-the-
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 2:40 PM, Charles Cowherd <
> charlescowherd at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> 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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