Off the back of the international success of Basic Instinct , Sharon Stone was catapulted to movie stardom. Writer Joe Ezterhas enjoyed the fruits of that too, and the pair decided to see if lightning could strike twice. Thus, Ezterhas, under the guidance of producer Robert Evans, put Sliver together, an adaptation of the novel by Ira Levin. An adaptation that is just landing at its 25th birthday, staggergingly. In truth, Sliver should have opened with the song from Muppets Most Wanted.
Sliver is a American erotic thriller film based on the Ira Levin novel of the same name about the mysterious occurrences in a privately owned New York high-rise sliver building. These reshoots actually necessitated changing the killer's identity. When he signed on to direct the film, Phillip Noyce remarked "I liked the script a lot. Or at least, I liked the idea of jumping on the Joe Eszterhas bandwagon. Carly Norris Sharon Stone , a book editor and divorcee in her mid 30's, moves into the exclusive New York City sliver building "". They tell Carly that she bears a striking resemblance to the previous tenant of her apartment, Naomi Singer, who fell to her death from her balcony. After running into Zeke numerous times Carly invites him to her housewarming party.
What we learned about sex in the 1990s from Sliver