He said he was pleasantly surprised.
“I reckon that’s good. You’re supposed to get excited and click your heels and all that good (stuff),” he said. “That’s cool. I’m down with it. I’m glad. Worse things could happen.”
Asked whether he’ll “make the trip to Utah for the premiere,” Crews reportedly said, “‘I don’t know…. You boys wouldn’t buy a feller a ticket, would you?'”
There’s some suggestion that his publisher might reissue the book to coincide with the release of the movie.