ONBC discussion of Dashiell Hammett’s THE THIN MAN begins today!

Johnny Depp is currently preparing to play Tonto in Gore Verbinski’s new version of The Lone Ranger, but not long after his Western adventure, JD will shift genres to play Dashiell Hammett’s cynical, tough-talking detective Nick Charles in The Thin Man. The new version of the classic mystery will be directed by Rob Marshall (Chicago, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides) for Warner Bros. Oprah Noodlemantra’s Book Club begins its discussion of the famous tale of double-dealing and murder today . . . stop by the ONBC forum for what is sure to be a rip-roaring discussion! Many thanks to the ONBC moderators, Liz and DeppintheHeartofTexas, for sharing wonderful background tidbits on Jazz Age New York, Dasheill Hammett, and the culture that produced Nick and Nora Charles. You can follow the ONBC discussion HERE. We’ll be exploring all the twists and turns of The Thin Man, starting today!