Thursday, June 14, 2012

Jill Kargman's "The Rock Star in Seat 3A"

Jill Kargman is the author of Sometimes I Feel Like A Nut, The Ex-Mrs. Hedgefund, Momzillas, The Ex-Mrs. Hedgefund and Arm Candy, and the co-author of Wolves in Chic Clothing and The Right Address, which were both New York Times and Book Sense bestsellers. She has written for Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Interview, Town & Country, British GQ, Elle, Teen Vogue, Travel + Leisure, and

Here she shares some suggestions for casting an adaptation of her latest novel, The Rock Star in Seat 3A:
The Rock Star in Seat 3A is about a thirty year old girl who is upgraded to first class on a NY to LA flight and is seated next to her sex fantasy since she was sixteen, a music icon who's hard guitars and throaty lyrics have always haunted her.

My dream Hazel would be someone like Zooey Deschanel and Finn Schiller the rocker could be anyone from Gerard Butler to Val Kilmer or Ralph Fiennes in age range. Wylie, Hazel's boyfriend could be someone like James McAvoy, someone fifteen years younger than Finn...
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