I really hope the list of people haunted by visions of the The Cat in The Hat movie is not confined to Gitmo prisoners. If even a couple of studio executives are on it, we may not have to see the following film adaptations of children's books, all of which are [reportedly and painfully] real and consuming resources and time that aren't being devoted to AIDS orphans in Africa or global warming:
More discussion at The A.V. Club, which inspired this post. If anyone has suggestions for picture books I should be optioning and developing into films, feel free to share. And I'll feel free to steal your idea.
 Too late, it's already in production. I can only hope Jonze wins out over the bland forces of Hanks-ian motion capture evil. Fat chance, though.