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James Franco Plans To Film More William Faulkner Novels

12th September 2014

James Franco wants to direct another two films based on William Faulkner's novels.The 36-year-old actor-and-director has admitted that he would love to adapt another two novels by the modernist author, after starring in 'The Sound...

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Sony Picture Classics Executives Win Copyright Case Over Woody Allen Film Quote

19th July 2013

Sony Pictures Classics bosses are celebrating after winning a copyright infringement case filed against them by the owners of author William Faulkner's novel Requiem For A Nun.Faulkner Literary Rights, Llc officials filed suit against the...

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James Franco Wants Hamm In New Movie

3rd July 2013

James Franco wants to cast John Hamm and Danny McBride in his new movie. The 'Spring Breakers' actor is planning to adapt William Faulkner's 1929 novel 'The Sound and the Fury', which he will star...

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James Franco Tackling Faulkner's The Sound And The Fury

2nd July 2013

Actor/director James Franco is preparing to tackle a second film adaptation of William Faulkner's work after receiving favourable reviews for his take on the writer's acclaimed novel As I Lay Dying.The star teamed up with...

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James Franco Takes On Faulkner In 'As I Lay Dying' [Trailer & Pictures]

By Michael West | 17th May 2013

Jim Parrack & James Franco in As I Lay DyingAs I Lay Dying, written, directed and starring James Franco, is aiming to become the first American movie to win the Un Certain Regard award at...

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William Faulkner Estate Sues Midnight In Paris Bosses

26th October 2012

Bosses behind Woody Allen's Midnight In Paris are facing legal action from late author William Faulkner's estate over a quote used in the hit film.The owners of the rights to Faulkner's literary works are suing...

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Milch To Film Unfilmable Faulkner

2nd December 2011

William Faulkner, who knew a thing or two about turning other great writers' novels into movies (he wrote the 1939 screenplay for Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep and the 1944 screenplay for Ernest Hemingway's To...

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James Franco To Direct As I Lay Dying

25th January 2011

James Franco is to direct 'As I Lay Dying'.The actor - who is to host next month's Oscars, where he has been nominated for Best Actor for his role in '127 Hours' - will helm...

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Fascinating Fact 2876

21st February 2007

British actor JUDE LAW is to become a chevalier of the Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres. The French honour will see him join the likes of ROBERT REDFORD and author WILLIAM FAULKNER who have...

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Winfrey Boosts Author's Sales

8th June 2005

OPRAH WINFREY boosted author WILLIAM FAULKNER up the US bestseller list - 24 hours after she named him as her summer reading choice. Faulkner's boxed set of three novels - AS I LAY DYING,...

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