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Dennis Lehane Re-teams with Leonardo DiCaprio for Travis McGee

Source:   The Hollywood Reporter
May 21, 2013


Planned for a big screen adaptation with Leonardo DiCaprio set to star since late 2009, 20th Century Fox's Travis McGee appears to finally be moving forward with Paul Greengrass directing. The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Dennis Lehane is set to adapt the screenplay, based on the John D. MacDonald novel "The Deep Blue Good-by". Published in 1964, the novel marks the first of nearly two dozen "Travis McGee" novels and is officially described as follows:

Travis McGee -- He's a self-described beach bum who won his houseboat in a card game. He's also a knight errant who's wary of credit cards, retirement benefits, political parties, mortgages, and television. He only works when his cash runs out and his rule is simple: he'll help you find whatever was taken from you, as long as he can keep half...

Himself a prominent novelist, Lehane's novel Shutter Island was turned into a feature film with DiCaprio in the lead in 2010.

DiCaprio will also produce Travis McGee alongside Jennifer Davisson-Killoran, Peter Chernin and Amy Robinson.


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