After the recent gem of an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ by Baz Luhrmann it looks like we will once again get to see classic early 20th Century works of literature on the big screen. William Faulkner’s 1929 novel ‘The Sound and the Fury’ has recently been announced to be under direction of James Franco, while Steven Spielberg will take on the project of adapting Steinbeck’s ‘Grapes of Wrath’ as a producer.
‘The Sound and the Fury’
This will be James Franco’s second Faulkner screen adaptation as he directed the film released earlier this year at Cannes entitled ‘As I lay dying’. It is not surprising how Franco, the young scholar, will be taking under the tall task of adapting some of the greatest novels of all time into his own imagining. His extensive academic background and impressive career in acting, writing, directing, and even painting have lead him to appreciate classic art work. I believe it will be a perfect opportunity for him to really show off w