Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Script Writer News--4.10.12

Letter: Script writers go with the flow
Memphis Commercial Appeal
The writer questions what was meant by "going downstream" with the troop movement. The confusion arises from looking at maps and referencing "up" or "down" movement with respect to moving toward the top of the map using the typical orientation ...
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Tango Pictures Scratches Deal For Horror Novel …
The Innkeepers writer Ti West has been set to write the script. The deal marks one of the first made by former longtime CAA agent Shari Smiley, since she formed The Smiley Group LLC after leaving the agency late last year. She worked with Quirk Books ...
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On The Rise 2012: 5 Screenwriters To Keep An Eye On In The Next Few Years
Indie Wire (blog)
Unlike in theater or television, writers generally get the short end of the stick in the movie business. When a film doesn't work, the script is blamed, when it does work, the director gets credit. Writers get fired, rehired, fired again, rewritten and ...
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The Passion writer Owen Sheers hoping to bring new soldier play to Swansea
This is South Wales
WELSH writer Owen Sheers is hoping to bring a West End play about a remarkable group of injured service personnel to Swansea. The scriptwriter behind The Passion, which starred Hollywood actor Michael Sheen last Easter, is now looking to tour with The ...
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Seth Grahame-Smith Writing Stop-Motion Animated 'Night Of The Living' For Tim ...
Indie Wire (blog)
SGS has penned the screenplay for upcoming "Dark Shadows," Burton produced the SGS-penned "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" and writer is also working on the "Beetlejuice" sequel for the director. And now, there's one more gig being thrown into the mix ...
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Former Mask & Wigger shares sitcom-writing secrets
The Daily Pennsylvanian
As he explained how dynamic brainstorming can be in the writing room, Schneider said they only included humor into their scripts after they had created redrafted outlines. In order to be a successful writer, Schneider suggested that one needs to have ...
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How Dawn Of The Dead Writer James Gunn Got Into Lollipop Chainsaw
April 9, 2012 . 6:10pm James Gunn who wrote the screenplay for Dawn of the Dead is working with Grasshopper Manufacture CEO Goichi Suda on Lollipop Chainsaw. How did the Hollywood writer get connected to a video game developed in Japan? "Warner Bros.
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Tim Burton To Direct Stop-Motion Flick, 'Night of the Living'
Screen Rant
Seth Grahame-Smith (Dark Shadows) is scripting 'Night of the Living', a new stop-motion movie which will reunite the writer with director Tim Burton. This summer's Dark Shadows marks the first collaboration between screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith and ...
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Larry Bird and 'Magic' Johnson end up on Broadway
San Jose Mercury News
Johnson himself was convinced his story could be told onstage after catching "Lombardi" and seeing the first draft of the script. He said both he and Bird took a lot of time to talk to the writer to make sure every detail was correct.
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