Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 26 May 2015

Deaver: No more Rhyme films planned

Jeffrey Deaver says legal issues are preventing any more big screen outings for his character Lincoln Rhyme
Jeffrey Deaver says legal issues are preventing any more big screen outings for his character Lincoln Rhyme

Jeffery Deaver has revealed that Lincoln Rhyme will not return to the big screen any time in the near future.

The first Lincoln Rhyme novel, The Bone Collector, was turned into a hit movie in 1999, starring Denzel Washington as the quadriplegic investigator and Angelina Jolie as his sexy sidekick Amelia Sachs.

The 63-year-old author, who has written his tenth Rhyme thriller The Kill Room, admitted: "I've optioned just about everything I've written lately and not much has happened."

"There's some legal issues to the rights of Lincoln Rhyme, which is why there have been no sequels," he added.

:: The Kill Room by Jeffery Deaver is published by Hodder and Stoughton and is available now.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Gemini:

Don't bring your work home with you. Although you're wonderfully efficient in your job, you require different skills when dealing with friends and family. Be generous with your praise, resources and encouragement. Someone who is struggling needs moral support. Giving a lecture about personal responsibility will not help. Instead, lend a sympathetic ear. Ask questions. Picture things from the other person's point of view. A receptive attitude will strengthen your relationship.More