Alberto from Mexio reports the following: A local paper in Mexico writes that mexican actress Salma Hayek was almost signed to have the main role on the movie project “The Ground Beneath Her Feet”. It will be Salman Rushdie’s first book to be filmed. At this point in time, the IMDB has no information regarding this project, though in September, Rushdie is reported to have said: “Its been in preproduction for quite some time and that the start of filming continues to be pushed back.

In September 2000 Urban Cinefile reported the film would be directed by Chilean born director Raul Ruiz