by Sam Neill memory Have I told you this before? arrives this week and the beloved actor shares some details on what we can expect.
In a post on Instagram, the jurassic park The star revealed he wrote the book over the span of a few months while undergoing cancer treatment because he “needed something to do”.
“And I used to go to work and suddenly I couldn’t go to work. That’s why I wrote this book, and I have to say it was very well received. People seem to like it, it’s great. I was very nervous, obviously, as a first-time author.
He adds that the book is divided into fun topics including “Movies, Life, Love, and Other Disasters” and that the tone of his writing is one of “surprise.”
“I never thought I would have a career as an actor, much less act on screen. But it kind of happened and I’m full of gratitude looking back on that life. , and that’s what the book is about.
According to The Text Publishing Company, the memoir will also cover Sam’s early life in Northern Ireland where he was born, New Zealand where he emigrated as a child, how he discovered his love of acting while at boarding school. and his later efforts in Central Otago. where he established his own vineyard.
Sam, who shares in the book that he was diagnosed with blood cancer but has been in remission for eight months, assured fans that despite the “Cancer! Cancer! Cancer!” headlines of some publications, he is “alive and active” and generally doing well.
“Let’s not worry too much about ‘all that’ because I’m fine. All right!”
He is also about to embark on his next project, the TV adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s film. apples never fall with Annette Bening, Georgia Flood, Essie Randles and Conor Merrigan Turner.
“I am very happy to be back to work. We start filming in seven days.
Have I told you this before? by Sam Neill will be released on March 21. You can pre-order your copy from your local independent bookstore or get it below:
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(Feature image credit: Courtesy of The Text Publishing Company)