Richard Osman would rather stay home to watch TV instead of meeting Steven Spielberg

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Richard Osman is because of fly to LA and meet Steven Spielberg to debate the making of a movie of his first guide The Thursday Homicide Membership

Richard Osman would slightly keep residence watching TV as a substitute of assembly Steven Spielberg

His new second novel The Man Who Died Twice is the fastest-selling since data started.

However Richard Osman says he actually needs he may keep at residence watching TV snooker slightly than flying to LA to debate the making of a movie of his first guide with acclaimed director Steven Spielberg.

The filming of the film, primarily based on Osman’s million-selling debut novel The Thursday Homicide Membership, is anticipated to begin early 2022.

And Osman is because of fly out quickly to see Spielberg now that Brits are being allowed to fly to the US once more following information the covid journey ban is being lifted.

Osman mentioned strikes have now begun for him to fulfill the Oscar-winning director of a string of blockbusters – together with Jaws, E.T., the Indiana Jones collection and Jurassic Park – for detailed discussions on the forthcoming venture.

However whereas comic turned profitable writer and TV present creator Osman is happy to see his guide on the large display screen, he says he’s unfazed by Hollywood glamour and Spielberg – which isn’t “his scene” – and complained it’s going to interrupt his tv viewing at residence.

Richard is because of fly to LA to fulfill Steven Spielberg


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Self-confessed TV addict Osman mentioned: “There are stirrings – not that I actually wish to go to LA. Truthfully, in case you mentioned to me ‘would you prefer to go to LA to fulfill Steven, or would you want to observe the snooker?’, I completely swear I might watch the snooker.

“Life is for having fun with your self, and I discover it very easy to get pleasure from myself, and it would not contain getting on a airplane to LA and having to eat in a vegan restaurant. It is simply not my scene.”

Requested how he’ll act in Spielberg’s firm, Osman instructed Radio 5 present Headliners: “I’ll simply accede to something he says at any level. I haven’t got something to show him.

“I am unable to inform him tips on how to make a movie.

“I might simply be like ‘nicely, sure, you already know it is actually good Steve, thanks, yeah, no thanks, that is actually good, thanks’ – all of the whereas understanding that I am lacking Judd Trump enjoying Mark Selby at residence, simply resentfully understanding I am lacking the semi-final of the UK Masters.”

They are going to be discussing the film primarily based on Richard’s guide The Thursday Homicide Membership


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Richard would slightly watch TV snooker as a substitute


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Osman, 50, who mentioned he is been obsessive about watching tv since he was a baby, created and co-presented BBC quiz present Pointless, fronted Richard Osman’s Home of Video games, and produced Deal or No Deal.

However he has additionally already revamped one million kilos from his writing and launched The Thursday Homicide Membership final 12 months, a narrative set in a luxurious retirement village in Kent the place 4 residents examine crime instances.

Since then, he has launched a second crime novel The Man Who Died Twice, and says the collection will comprise 4 novels.

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