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As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
Your Price: $36.95 CDN
Author: Cary Elwes with Joe Layden
Foreword by: Rob Reiner
Publisher: Touchstone Books
Format: Hardcover
# of Pages: 272
Pub. Date: 2014
ISBN-10: 1476764026
ISBN-13: 9781476764023

About the Book:

New York Times Bestseller

From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner.

The Princess Bride was ranked by the American Film Institute as one of the top 100 Greatest Love Stories and by the Writers Guild of America as one of the top 100 screenplays of all time. The Princess Bride has been a family favourite for nearly three decades and is sure to continue to resonate with audiences for years to come.

As You Wish is an enchanting experience; in addition to never-before seen photos and interviews with the cast, there are plenty of set secrets and backstage stories.

With a foreword by Rob Reiner and a limited edition original poster by acclaimed artist Shepard Fairey, As You Wish is a must-have for all fans of this beloved film.

What people say:

"Fans who want to maintain a fairy-tale image of how 'The Princess Bride' was made will find that his gentle recollections serve this goal perfectly. Watch the movie all over again with newfound knowledge." - New York Times Book Review

"A tender, comical behind-the-scenes look at the 1987 classic." - US Weekly

"Cary Elwes' memoir will make you want to watch The Princess Bride at least 100 more times." -

"Filled with fun tidbits from the cast about making a movie that became an unlikely classic." - Los Angeles Magazine

About the Authors:

Cary Elwes is an English actor, screenwriter, producer and best-selling author known for his roles in The Princess Bride, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Glory, Days of Thunder, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Hot Shots!, Twister, and Saw.

Joe Layden is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author. He has authored or coauthored more than thirty books, including multiple New York Times bestsellers.

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