I love everything Jess has written. He has a masterful command of dialog. There's a page in the National Book Award finalist The Zero: A Novel (P.S.) that has the most amazing dialog. (To see it, search inside the book online for the words: "The second question read: Unusual?")
Hollywood Reporter says that the book is being filmed. The good news: Jess wrote the screenplay. The so-so news: its been retitled Bailout, which is a generic title. The who knows news: Jack Black is starring in the lead. Let's just hope it's the Jack Black of High Fidelity as opposed to the Jack Black of Guliver's Travels.
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