Obama’s film tips for Weinstein

The film boss was recently stunned when he opened his mail to discover a spy novel sent by Obama along with a note suggesting the story would make a great film – but Weinstein rejected the idea.

He tells The Times, “The President sent me a book the other day and said, ‘Why don’t you make this into a movie?’… I can’t tell you (what it was). It was a spy novel. I sent him an email back saying he was the most overqualified book scout I’ve ever had.”