[DWJ] DIR latest

Minnow minnow at belfry.org.uk
Tue May 22 11:25:12 EDT 2007

>> On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 12:31:21PM -0600, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
>>> In general, authors have to ask for right of veto, as I understand it.

Roger Burton West wrote:

>> It is _extremely_ rare for them to get it, and they have to give up a
>> lot of the money to do so.

Otter wrote:

>I seem to remember that Terry Pratchett actually bought back the
>film rights for a book of his.

Would that have been *Mort*, after the pre-production team from Hollywood
said they weren't sure how this Death guy would go down with American
audiences and he was going to have to be written out?


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