Monday, April 03, 2017

Marlowe’s Coming Cinematic Comeback

While it’s hard for me to envisage Irish actor Liam Neeson starring in this production, I’m pleased to learn that the book will be adapted for the big screen. From In Reference to Murder:
Liam Neeson has signed on to play the lead role in Marlowe, which is based on the iconic Raymond Chandler character Philip Marlowe. The film is being adapted from The Black-Eyed Blonde follow-on novel by Benjamin Black, which centers on the private eye during the early 1950s where Marlowe is as restless and lonely as ever, and business is a little slow. That is, until a beautiful blonde client comes in and asks Marlowe to find her ex-lover, which soon has Marlowe wrapped up with one of the more powerful families in Bay Cities [sic] who are willing to go to any lengths to protect their fortune.
READ MORE:No Question About It, That’s a Punchy Name,” by J. Kingston Pierce (The Rap Sheet).

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