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Spielberg Prepares To Mock A Classic

Quoting Entertainment Weekly‘s blog:

Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks are in early discussions to acquire the rights to John Steinbeck’s classic Depression-era novel, The Grapes of Wrath. A representative for Spielberg confirmed a Deadline report that the Oscar-winning director of Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan is interested in the project […]

What is this ridiculous compulsion in Hollywood to regurgitate every cultural artifact, from books to TV shows to board games? Can no one write a god damned new script anymore?