Travis McGee gets his Meyer in Peter Dinklage Mar16

Travis McGee gets his Meyer in Peter Dinklage

The cast continues to grow for THE DEEP BLUE GOODBYE. The Hollywood Reporter has Peter Dinklage (GAME OF THRONES, THE STATION AGENT) and Nicola Pelz (TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION) in talks to join the adaption of John D. MacDonald’s novel. Christian Bale and Rosamund Pike are already on board with Bale playing Travis McGee and Pike in a role not named. Peter Dinklage appears to be playing Meyer, Mcgee’s sidekick. The article does not mention the character by name, but describes him as ‘mathematician who made a fortune thanks to an app and ends up as McGee’s sidekick.” In the books, Meyer is a wealthy...

Bale, Pike slated for THE DEEP BLUE GOODBYE Feb26

Bale, Pike slated for THE DEEP BLUE GOODBYE

John D. MacDonald’s Travis McGee appears ready to return to the big screen. Almost two years after Dennis Lehane was hired to adapt THE DEEP BLUE GOODBYE, the project has two leads to go with a director. Variety is reporting that Rosamund Pike (GONE GIRL, JACK REACHER) is joining Christian Bale (Nolan’s BATMAN trilogy, AMERICAN HUSTLE) to star in THE DEEP BLUE GOODBYE, the first novel to feature MacDonald’s iconic protagonist. Travis is a former navy man that lives on a houseboat (the Busted Flush) and acts as a “salvage consultant” and helps folks out for a large fee. He is described as a “knight in slightly tarnished...

Dennis Lehane adapting MacDonald for TRAVIS MCGEE May21

Dennis Lehane adapting MacDonald for TRAVIS MCGEE

Wow. THR has reported that Edgar Award winner Dennis Lehane will adapt John D. MacDonald’s THE DEEP BLUE GOODBYE for the big screen. The film, which will simply be called TRAVIS MCGEE, will star Leonardo DiCaprio is slated to play the title role. Travis is a former navy man that lives on a houseboat (the Busted Flush) and acts as a “salvage consultant” and helps folks out for a large fee. He is described as a “knight in slightly tarnished armor” and usually ended up aiding a lovely lady. TDBG was publshed in 1964 and was the first of 21 books to featuring McGee. It seems certain that Fox is hoping this will become a new franchise....

Stone looking to lead DiCaprio through THE DEEP BLUE GOOD-BY. Apr01

Stone looking to lead DiCaprio through THE DEEP BL...

THR is reporting that Oliver Stone is in discussons to direct THE DEEP BLUE GOOD-BY, based on the iconic novel by John D. MacDonald. As has been previously reported, Leonardo DiCaprio is slated to play the lead, Travis McGee. Travis is a former navy man that lives on a houseboard (the Busted Flush) and acts as a “salvage consultant” and helps folks out for a large fee. He is described as a “knight in slightly tarnished armor” and usually ended up aiding a lovely lady. TDBG was publshed in 1964 and was the first of 21 books to featuring McGee. It seems certain that Fox is hoping this will become a new franchise....

DiCaprio is Travis McGee?
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DiCaprio is Travis McGee?

Here we go again:Last summer, it looked like John D MacDonald’s THE DEEP BLUE GOODBYE was back on track to becoming a movie. Then things died down and the project stared to, on again, collect dust.Now the Hollywood machinery, in this case Fox, has started back up and it looks like Leonardo DiCaprio will be playing TDBG’s Travis McGee.For you heathens that are not familiar with the Mcgee series, Travis is a former navy man that lives on a houseboard (the Busted Flush) and acts as a “salvage consultant” and helps folks out for a large fee. He is described as a “knight in slightly tarnished armor” and...