When author J.D. Salinger died in January, there was immediate speculation that the movie rights to his landmark novel The Catcher in the Rye might finally be sold. Producers and stars have tried to make a movie for years, but after the resounding failure of the one film based on a Salinger story (My Foolish Heart) the author was resolute in his refusal to sell the rights to Catcher in the Rye.

But there’s a suggestion and speculation now that a tax loophole could put pressure on Salinger’s estate to sell the rights in order to raise money. Read More »