At­wood trusts HBO to han­dle Tin­sel­town

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DE­SPITE the ex­pe­ri­ence of nearly ev­ery writer who ever took Hol­ly­wood’s money, Mar­garet At­wood says she’s op­ti­mistic Tin­sel­town will do jus­tice to her words. HBO is de­vel­op­ing a se­ries from her dystopian-future tril­ogy and

In a New York mag­a­zine in­ter­view pub­lished last week, At­wood laughs about how HBO might de­pict the blue pri­vate parts of her Craker char­ac­ters, and adds this: “They’re very smart, this whole group of (HBO) peo­ple. Very clever and thought­ful. And I think they will do it jus­tice. I think it’s ap­pro­pri­ate that it’s a se­ries, rather than try­ing to put it all in one movie… my role as a con­sul­tant is to stay alive un­til they fin­ish it so I can ac­tu­ally see it.” PRE­DIC­TION: She’ll hate it. Au­thors always do.

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