I've been collecting links of opinions about The End of the Tour in a text file while I've been away from home. Things seem to have settled down a bit, so it seems to be a good time to post them.
What do I think about all this? None of you will be particularly surprised that I'm sitting on the fence... interested in what this might become, nervous about what it might end up being.
Read up below and comment if you care to share your thoughts - there's certainly significant difference of opinion in the pieces below.
- The original scoop from The Wrap. (Dec 11)
- Grantland's Zach Dionne, Jason Segel Will Star As David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour. (Dec 12)
- Biblioklept's Edwin Turner, Although Of Course You End Up Riffing Obliquely on How a David Foster Wallace Road Trip Movie Is a Terrible Idea.(Dec 13)
- Salon's Anna North, Jason Segel is a perfect choice to play David Foster Wallace. (Dec 14)
- Infinite Zombies' Daryl L. L. Houston, The End of the Tour. (Dec 14)
- For NewStatesman, John Gallagher's, The Cobainification of David Foster Wallace (Dec 16) Also here.
- Book Riot's Greg Zimmerman, Jason Segel is the Perfect Choice to Play David Foster Wallace. (Dec 16)
- Actor known for comedic roles to play Wallace, friends and colleagues of Wallace share opinions. (Dec 18)
Have I missed any? Let me know.