Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Warners Investigates "Lew Harper"

According to reports, Warner Bros. plans to adapt the 1959 novel "The Galton Case", by author Ross Macdonald, with the character of private detective 'Lew Archer', (renamed 'Lew Harper'), returning to the big screen for producer Joel Silver :

"...almost twenty years have passed since 'Anthony Galton' disappeared, along with a streetwise bride and thousands of dollars of his family's fortune. Now Anthony's mother wants him back..."

Macdonald's 1949 novel, "The Moving Target" was adapted into the 1966 feature "Harper" starring actor Paul Newman.

Newman starred again starred as the private detective character in the 1975 feature "The Drowning Pool".

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