‘Tulip Fever’ Author Recalls “Nightmare” Experience of Movie Adaptation

‘Tulip Fever’ Author Recalls “Nightmare” Experience of Movie Adaptation

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Deborah Moggach, author of Tulip Fever, opened up to The Guardian  about the ‘nightmare’ experience she had regarding the adaptation of her novel, which starred Alicia Vikander and Christoph Waltz. Translating her beloved novel to the big screen was a horrible process and in many ways, was a cautionary tale of how NOT to adapt a book. Describing the experience as a ‘ghastly disaster’, Moggach, after flying to Hollywood to speak to producers about adapting the novel, jokingly offered her milkman, Ron, a role in the film. Though the comment was in jest, newspapers caught wind of this and spun it into “MILKMAN BEING …

Christoph Waltz and Alicia Vikander’s ‘Tulip Fever’ Release Date Pushed Back

Christoph Waltz and Alicia Vikander’s ‘Tulip Fever’ Release Date Pushed Back

Fans of Deborah Moggach’s novel Tulip Fever: A Novel  will have to wait a little longer than planned for the film adaptation. The Weinstein Company has set a US release date of September 1st, having moved the release date from August 25th to avoid clashes with other films set for release that week.     However, some may ask ‘what’s another week?’ considering the film had originally been planned for a 2004 shoot starring Keira Knightly and Jude Law, and was postponed until 2014 due to government incentive cuts in the UK. The finished product was then set for release in July of 2016, …