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Bright Lights, Big City, Some Interest

April 1, 2009

bright-lights-big-cityHollywood ain’t done with Bright Lights, Big City. In 1984, Jay McInerney‘s novel blew the lid off high-flying yuppie excess in a more digestible form than Tom Wolfe’s Bonfire of the Vanities. Michael J. Fox and Keifer Sutherland starred in the 1988 film version, with Family Ties’ Alex Keaton demonstrating that coked burn-outs were “hard to care much about” (Time Out). But Variety says MGM think the time is right to revive the tale, and have hired The O.C.‘s creator Josh Schwartz to direct and start chopping out lines … Headlines, that is!