Books being read by television executives
Tue Sep 2 2008
by Ken Dryden, being read by Tom Sellitti, co-executive producer, Rescue Me on FX
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
by David Halberstam, being read by Joel Fields, executive producer, Ugly Betty on ABC
“I’d cast James Cromwell as Douglas MacArthur and George Clooney as President Truman,”says Fields.
by Jane Green, being read by Leslie Patent, associate producer, Flight of the Conchords on HBO
Kirby: King of Comics
by Mark Evanier, being read by Cyrus Voris, executive producer, Eleventh Hour on CBS
“I’d cast Robert Downey Jr. as Jack Kirby and Tom Cruise as Stan Lee,” says Voris.
The Miss Stone Affair: America’s First Modern Hostage Crisis
by Teresa Carpenter, being read by Ted Kotcheff, executive producer, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit on NBC
“Meryl Streep as Miss Stone. Intelligence, insight, sensitivity—she has it all,” says Kotcheff.
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
by Elizabeth Gilbert, being read by Ildy Modrovich, supervising producer, Californication on Showtime
“I’d want Sarah Jessica Parker as Elizabeth—she makes even anxiety-ridden moments entertaining,” says Modrovich.