Michael May Comes Into the Light

Fox 2000 and producer Gil Netter are teaming up with Oscar-winning screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin (who wrote the Oscar-winning script for Ghost) to adapt the book Into the Light. The film will be based on Robert Kurson’s upcoming book, which was based on an Esquire article, according to the Book Standard. Into the Light tells the true story of Michael May, a blind athlete who, among other accomplishments, holds the …
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Streaming Short Films From Books

Recently The Book Standard ran a contest for filmmakers to get a chance to film a 30 second short, advertising the hottest new book titles being release in the next month. Three lucky winners had the chance to direct the 30 second shorts, which are streaming on the Book Standard’s web site, as well as …
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New Da Vinci Code Movie Clips

The Da Vinci Code finally hits theaters this Friday, after months of speculation on it’s basis in reality, scandals and trials. More publicity than any Hollywood studio executive could have imagined. Sony has provided us with clips from the film, about a murder in the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings that lead to the …
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Freeman and the Feast of Love

According to Variety, Morgan Freeman is in talks to star in the drama The Feast of Love for Lakeshore Entertainment. The Feast of Love will be based on a Charles Baxter novel about a community of friends in Oregon and the sometimes painful incarnations of love. Freeman would play a philosophy professor named Harry Scott. Director Robert Benton (who won an Oscar for Kramer vs. Kramer) recently …
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