Report: David Foster Wallace Called Hideous Film Adaptation 'Awesome'Today in The Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times
Morning daily newspaper. Established in 1881, it was purchased and incorporated in 1884 by Harrison Gray Otis (1837–1917) under The Times-Mirror Co. (the hyphen was later dropped from the name). , Chris Lee interviews John Krasinski—Jim on NBC's The Office—about his feature film directorial debut, an adaptation of David Foster This article or section resembles a .
Please help [ improve this article] by removing excessive trivia, irrelevant praise and criticism, lists and collections of links that are of . Wallace's Brief Interviews with Hideous Men Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (1999) is a collection of twenty-three short stories by David Foster Wallace. It is also the title of four of the stories in the collection. which is screening at this week's Sundance Film Festival.
Here's how Mr. Krasinski managed to get the rights to Mr. Wallace's book:
After graduating from Brown, he moved to New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of to attend theater school in 2001, making ends meet by waiting tables. Krasinski began lobbying Wallace's longtime literary agent Bonnie Nadell for the right to option "Brief Interviews" but was rebuffed several times. In 2002, he landed the pilot for the American adaptation of a beloved British sitcom The of this article or section may be compromised by "weasel words".
You can help Wikipedia by removing weasel words. . 'When he first called, here's this actor I had never heard of. He's going to do an American version of "The Office"? I'd never seen the British version,' recalls Nadell. 'He asked to come out to L.A. and meet me. He explained how much the book meant to him and was really heartfelt and sweet. I just decided it was going to be OK. I went purely on intuition that he was going to do a good job.'
Mr. Krasinski also managed to secure the blessing of the author (who committed suicide on September 12, 2008), whom Mr. Krasinksi says listened to his plan to link his short stories and said, "That sounds awesome."
The Los Angeles Times Web site also features a teaser teaser
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