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Old 03-21-2017, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by CalMeacham View Post
I'm a little surprised that more of Clive Cussler's novels haven't been filmed. They're incredibly dumb and clichéd, but they're very cinematic. Cussler himself is said to be one reason -- he makes himself a pain, apparently. It doesn't help that the only two Cussler movies -- Raise the Titanic and Sahara -- both tanked. But You'd think, with the already pre-sold market for these a set of well-made movies would turn a decent profit.
From what I've heard nobody in Hollywood wants to ever work with Cussler again. By all accounts, he is virtually impossible to work with. He insists on complete control over any movie based on one of his works and wants the movie to be made his way even though he has no experience in filmmaking.