From 'Wild Things' to Pigeons: Could other children's books become movies for grown-ups?
Now that Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are suggests that the primary audience for movies based on children’s books may not be kids at all, how long before we see something like this? (A hat tip to the Omnivoracious blog as well as Pigeon author Mo Willems’ own blog for pointing out this fan-created movie poster.) What other classic children’s stories might be adaptable into less-than-kid-friendly movies? Harriet the Spy recast as a female Bourne-type action heroine? Pat the Bunny set at the Playboy Mansion?