Hollywood looks to Jim Thompson once more. Jul05

Hollywood looks to Jim Thompson once more.

The words of Iconic Noir writer Jim Thompson appear to destined for the big screen once more.Thompson’s 1953 novel, Recoil, is being looked at for the big screen.”Pat Cosgrove was a convict in the state’s vilest prison, and Doc Luther gave him his freedom. Cosgrove had never been loved, and Luther gave him two mistresses–one of them the beautiful Mrs. Luther. Cosgrove owed Luther his life . . . and now Luther was going to collect.”Ralph Pezullo has been hired to write the screenplay.Pezullo, along with former CIA officer Gary Berntsen, has authored Jawbreaker, Bernsten’s biographical accout of the U.S....