Monday, April 9, 2012

Screenwriter News--4.9.12

Award winning novelist talks effects of war
Yale Daily News
Novelist and screenwriter John Irving spoke about the story behind his latest novel, an adaptation of which was performed at the Yale Rep this weekend. Photo by Selen Uman. By Hoon Pyo Jeon, Eugene Jung At a Jonathan Edwards College Master's Tea on ...
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CBR TV @ WC12: Bekmambetov & Grahame-Smith on "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter"
Comic Book Resources
Director Timur Bekmambetov ("Wanted") and screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith ("Pride and Prejudice and Zombies") visited the world famous CBR Tiki Lounge at WonderCon 2012 in Anaheim, CA to discuss their new film "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.
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'NYC 22' review: We've seen these cops before
San Francisco Chronicle
Not only does it have novelist-screenwriter Richard Price writing the scripts, but also Robert De Niro is one of the executive producers. The cast includes Adam Goldberg and Leelee Sobieski, as well as a number of competent character actors and ...
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PHOTO CALL: Ghost The Musical, With Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy, on ...
Oscar-winning screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin adapted his original screenplay for the musical, which has music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Dave Stewart (of the Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard. Rubin also contributed lyrics.
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Biopic of Blaxploitation icon Pam Grier in the Works
Imprint Entertainment ('Twilight,' 'Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief') has optioned the film rights to actress Pam Grier's autobiography 'Foxy, My Life in Three Acts.' Screenwriter Eunetta Boone is attached to adapt, with Imprint Entertainment's ...
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Pam Grier reportedly wants Halle Berry to play her in biopic
The Grio
The rights to the film have reportedly been optioned by Imprint Entertainment, and TV producer/screenwriter Eunetta Boone, has been tapped to adapt the book into a screenplay. According to Michael Becker of Imprint Entertainment, "Foxy succeeds at a ...
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An engaging adaptation
When theatre group Stray Factory adapted popular screenwriter Jerome Bixby's work of science fiction, The Man from Earth for the stage, they could have only hoped that they weren't offending too many conservative Christians in the audience, ...
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Video: Latina teen screenwriter tackles hard issue of bullying gay ...
LatinaLista — Since its founding in 1999, Scenarios USA has been an organization that ...

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