Paramount has set Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer Claire Danes, Charlie Cox and Sienna Miller to star in "Stardust," an adaptation of the Neil Gaiman novel to be directed by Matthew Vaughn. Pic begins shooting in the U.K. and Iceland next month.)
(And Mark Strong will be playing Septimus.)
Several people have written to let me know that the Tournament of Books has begun at http://www.themorningnews.org/tob/ and that you can wager money (for a good cause)at http://www.coudal.com/tobmorningline.php. Anansi Boys has dropped from 8-1 odds to 5-1...
More stuff (and I hope, more interesting stuff) later.