Bored to Death‘s Jonathan Ames – the show’s creator, writer and all around bossman, as opposed to lead character, also called Jonathan Ames – has been a prolific creator across many media. Not only is there the show there are comic books, essays, novels, stage shows, memoirs. What we’re most concerned with here though, I suppose, are his works for cinema.

Currently in post production is The Extra Man, directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, and co-scripted by the directors and Ames. Coming up later, a possible picture based upon Ames’ comic strip The Alcoholic and a big screen version of Wake Up, Sir! that the novelist has written himself.

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