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James Franco Brings Charles Bukowski’s ‘Ham on Rye’ to the movie screen

The Late -great Charles Bukowski is one of FNND’s favourite writers and  ‘Ham On Rye’ one of her favourite books – so we nearly fell off the bar stool when we heard that an adaptation of the book had been set to celluloid by The actor/director/producer, James Franco. You may remember Mr James franco as the guy who sawed off his arm with a pen knife in Danny Boyle’s acclaimed 127 hours. Franco has been working alongside his up and coming younger brother actor Dave (Scrubs) in the adaption. Dave Franco counts Bukowski as one of his favourite writers  and quoted in a recent interview; “One of my favorite books of all time is ‘Ham On Rye’ by Charles Bukowski, which my brother  and I are actually adapting right now. It’s like a dream come true. Hopefully that will amount to  something. Definitely with Bukowski’s material, it’s pretty dark, and it’s not going to be a movie that appeals to wide audiences, but we love it so much.” Charles Bukowski was a German born American …