WordthatJamesFrancowantedtoadaptCormacMcCarthy’s‘BloodMeridien’hasbeengoingaroundsince2011,butconsideringFrancohasspenthistimesincemakingtepidly reviewed adaptationsof‘ChildofGod‘(anotherMcCarthybook)and‘AsILayDying,‘(nottomentionsiShow More Summary
James Franco directed an adaption of the Cormac McCarthy novel Child of God, which opens in some theaters on August 1. But Franco also wanted to adapt McCarthy’s novel Blood Meridian, and even Franco admits the book seems like an “un-filmable” novel. Show More Summary
In honor of Child of God’s release on August 1st, I’m posting a 25-minute test I did for the film version of Blood Meridian. Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy is my favorite novel. It marks the midpoint of his career, between the Southern...Show More Summary
Flavorwire ranked Cormac McCarthy's books. All Things Considered interviewed singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis. NPR Music is streaming Lewis's new album, The Voyager. At the New Republic, Andrew Ladd calls for "author's cuts" of books. NPR Music is streaming Bear in Heaven's...
Trailing Philip Roth by a few months and Toni Morrison by two years, Cormac McCarthy (who turns 81 this weekend) is one of America’s greatest and most decorated writers. His cultural stock has risen immeasurably in the last decade — whether it’s the Coen brothers adapting No Country for Old Men and winning Best Picture at the Oscars for it, or his recent ( … Read More
Because my film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s book, Child of God, will be released this August, I thought I would share one of my previous attempts at transforming literature into film. When I was at NYU, I made a short based on Frank...Show More Summary
In a new short film called Hunter of Invisible Game, filled with gloomy visuals reminiscent of Cormac McCarthy's post-apocalyptic The Road, Bruce "The Boss" Springsteen wades through a lonely world while experiencing flashbacks of happier...Show More Summary
I have always dreamed of adapting Cormac McCarthy’s great novel into film. Many have tried and failed. There were discarded screenplays from dead adaptation attempts scattered about Los Angeles even back when I was an up-and-coming actor. Tommy Lee Jones came closest to making it, I think. Show More Summary
I have been listening to recorded versions of Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian (abridged) and All the Pretty Horses (unabridged, read by Frank Muller). Enjoyed both immensely – McCarthy evokes vivid images and his writing is intensely poetical. I enjoyed reading both these books but hearing them read adds an extra dimension. They become a poetic [...]
Another day, another James Franco project — except this one involves Cormac McCarthy, a criminal outsider (not played by… Read More
It's really too early to judge but what the hell, I'm going to anyway.
"What things is he done, we ain't found out yet..." Another new trailer for James Franco's adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's Child of God has recently debuted, since it's finally getting a limited release later this summer. We've already...Show More Summary
Second trailer for CHILD OF GOD, directed by James Franco and starring Franco, Scott Haze, and Tim Blake Nelson. Read the full article on AICN The second trailer for James Franco's Cormac McCarthy flick, CHILD OF GOD, has premiered, and in just 1:45, it packs a punch. Show More Summary
The James Franco-directed adaptation of the Cormac McCarthy novel (No Country For Old Men, The Road) stars Scott Haze as Lester Ballard, a dispossessed, violent man living in a small Tennessee town in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1960s. Show More Summary
Say what you want about James Franco, it doesn't look like he's held back at all in adapting Cormac McCarthy's disturbing CHILD OF GOD, which he wrote and directed (and of course co-stars in). The book is a weird and unsettling one,Show More Summary
The 'Child of God' trailer offers an early look at James Franco's adaptation of the novel by Cormac McCarthy (No Country for Old Men).
James Franco pays the bills (and has a great time) in big movies, and friend projects such as This Is the End and The Interview. But on the side he has become a prolific art house director, and his latest directorial effort to hit theaters is a really something to behold. Show More Summary
James Franco co-writes, directs and produces 'Child of God', adapted from the Cormac McCarthy novel about a loner's descent into madness. [...]
Well Go USA Entertainment has released, via Yahoo! Movies, the trailer for Child of God, the James Franco-helmed adaptation of the Cormac McCarthy novel. Franco also produces, stars and who co-wrote the screenplay with Vince Jolivet...