Tales from the Script 50 Hollywood Screenwriters Share Their Stories

ISBN-10: 0061855928
ISBN-13: 9780061855924
Authors: Peter Hanson, Paul Robert Herman
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Few modern art forms are as misunderstood as the craft of creating movie scripts, but Tales from the Script puts readers in the trenches of the Hollywood development process. Readers will revel in the exploits of Shane Black (Lethal Weapon), John Carpenter (Halloween), Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption), Nora Ephron (When Harry Met Sally), William Goldman (The Princess Bride), David Hayter (Watchmen), Bruce Joel Rubin (Ghost), Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver), Ron Shelton (Bull Durham), and dozens of others. They'll learn how these writers surmounted the incredible odds against breaking into Hollywood, transformed their ideas into films that topped the box office, launched the careers of…    

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Peter Hanson is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Denver and a former staff member in the office of Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD). He has been interviewed by national and international media organizations, including the BBC, Agence France-Presse, the New York Times online's 'FiveThirtyEight' blog, USA Today, Minnesota Public Radio, Colorado Public Radio, Rocky Mountain PBS, and the Denver Post. He co-led the University of Denver's 'Colorado Voter Poll' in 2012.

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 368 Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 0.594 lbs. Language: English