Danny Strong Directing Dramatized JD Salinger Biopic


The recent documentary on ultra-reclusive author J.D. Salinger, simply titled Salinger, ignited new interest in the man and his work. Salinger has never really gone away, as his novels — particularly The Catcher in the Rye — continue to capture readers’ imaginations. But the film wasn’t the best account of the man, his life, and his work. I regretted watching it to some extent; the digging into Salinger’s life felt weird, and unwelcome. Will a dramatized film be any different? Actor/screenwriter Danny Strong is now putting together his own JD Salinger biopic, called Salinger’s War. Read More »