Writer Tommy Weeringa hopes actors Hannah Hoekstra and Jess Schulten van Ashat get a role in a film adaptation of his book. Fast boat atmosphere, He said NOS with a view of tomorrow.
The author also spoke on the radio show about the long legal battle that began in 2010 when another producer worked on a film adaptation that he was not happy with. In the end, the judge decided that the film should not be shot.
“I was inexperienced at the time, and I was too afraid they would cause a mess,” Weringa admits now. “Now I don’t have that fear anymore. I don’t have to make choices; editing a book is always reducing something too big. Sam de Jong (Director, Editor) has my book at his disposal: Curious about the bouquet of flowers he chooses for his movie.”
Wieringa regrets that after the love affair is complete Fast boat atmosphere He is known as the Film Fund rioters. “My objections started when the plan was still very small. I didn’t want to keep mentioning this objection when I got too big, but I felt committed to the book at that time. Now the only requirement for the film fund is that I don’t get involved in the movie.”
The hit book is about Fransje Hermans, who lost his ability to speak after an accident and ends up in a wheelchair. It seems his life is over until he meets Joe Speedboot. The novel has sold nearly half a million copies.