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Author Rice wants Bomer for werewolf movie adaptation

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Feb 15, 2012 | 9:15am EST

The beloved writer scored box office success in 1994 when her novel Interview With a Vampire became a big blockbuster starring Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and a young Kirsten Dunst.

Now she's hoping to recreate movie magic with plans for a new big screen project based on her latest supernatural work, The Wolf Gift - and Rice wants White Collar's Bomer to play main character Reuben, a reporter by day and werewolf by night.

During an interview on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America on Wednesday (15Feb12), she said, "I see Matt Bomer (leading the cast). I think he's a charming, wonderful actor. I think he's so good in White Collar, so funny, and so fresh and so wonderfully handsome, and at the same time so unassuming and charming. I would love to see him play Reuben."

And Rice would love Bomer's TV co-star, character actor Tim DeKay, to sign up for a supporting role: "I would love to see Tim DeKay play his brother Jim, the same person who plays his boss on White Collar."

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