The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Comes to the Silver Screen

Get ready this Christmas for an adaptation of James Thurber’s short story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.”¬†Although “adaptation” might be a stretch here…

Of course, since very little actually happens in Thurber’s tale, it’s not totally surprising that a Hollywood film would stray far from the original. But it does look like the only remnants of Walter Mitty that make it into the movie are his lapses into daydreams.

It’s nice to imagine a Walter Mitty who gets his happy ending, though! What do you think?


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