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

Cary Elwes, Joe Layden
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 has been a family favorite for close to three decades. 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 will continue to resonate with audiences for years to come. Cary Elwes was inspired to share his memories and give fans an unprecedented look into the creation of the film while participating in the twenty-fifth anniversary cast reunion. In As You Wish he has created an enchanting experience; in addition to never-before seen photos and interviews with his fellow cast mates, there are plenty of set secrets, backstage stories, and answers to lingering questions about off-screen romances that have plagued fans for years! 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.


Reviewed: 2015-11-28
Great book about the making of one of my favorite movies. I loved reading the anecdotes and the perspectives added by the other actors along the way.

A must read for fans of The Princess Bride. Now go read the book and watch the movie!
Reviewed: 2015-05-28

This book was so much fun to read! I can't wait to watch The Princess Bride again, knowing all the behind-the-scenes info I know now!! 

Item Posts
@settingsun410 completed #asyouwishinconce... on 2018-07-30
@settingsun410 began #asyouwishinconce... on 2018-06-11
@lborsh completed #asyouwishinconce... on 2016-11-08
@lborsh began #asyouwishinconce... on 2016-11-01
@ariel completed #asyouwishinconce... on 2015-05-25
@ariel began #asyouwishinconce... on 2015-05-10