White Noise: The Movie?

Maybe it will happen, and maybe it won’t—but the point is, the very prospect of a White Noise movie is fantastic, if not a little daunting.

It’s one of those cases where you hope they don’t mess up (they being the director, screenwriters, actors, etc., etc.) , but where you also don’t quite know how they can’t, the original work being so grandly, inimitably magnificent in its own right.

In short: What is would-be director Barry Sonnenfeld* thinking?

But you gotta have hope, I suppose.

*: director of The Addams Family, Wild Wild West; cinematographer for Blood Simple, Throw Momma from the Train, & Big; producer for Out of Sight & The Ladykillers, etc.

(Movie Insider/Release: “Don DeLillo’s ‘White Noise’ Next for Barry Sonnenfeld” [July 30, 2004]; see also the IMDB page for White Noise (2005))