This has all happened.
You hear rumours in the media that your favourite novel is being turned into a film. At first you are filled with a giddy happiness as it will be great to see it on the big screen…and then, the worry sets in..
- The casting directors won’t get the casting right. In your head you know who should play the lead roles and your casting choices involve some big Hollywood names. You don’t want to be disappointed. Excuses such as small film budgets are not acceptable.
- The film will not stay true to the plot. Last year you gave your friend a reassuring hug after the film version of her favourite book did not stay true to the plot. It was nothing like the book she loved to read, there were extra scenes and new characters. You told yourself that this would never happen to you. Now you are facing the same challenge…
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