Someone Get Him a Book

If you’re going to spend millions directing a movie in which you have to watch someone who makes Kevin Costner seem like Robert DeNiro, really, you ought to at least read the story before you get started.

With Paycheck, we have a Philip K. Dick movie made by people who similarly don’t seem to have time for the author’s prose. In an interview with the online news service SCI FI Wire, Paycheck producer Terence Chang said John Woo didn’t read the story that inspired the film.

I like John Woo, so to find out something like this is mildly irritating.