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BEHIND THE LINES WITH DR: Extra Credit

Doug Richardson’s first produced feature was the sequel to Die Hard, Die Harder. Visit Doug’s site for more Hollywood war stories and information on his popular novels. Click to tweet this article to friends and followers! It can be a battle for oxygen. The writer is in the room. The director is in the...

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BEHIND THE LINES WITH DR: Garbage In, Garbage Out

Doug Richardson’s first produced feature was the sequel to Die Hard, Die Harder. Visit Doug’s site for more Hollywood war stories and information on his popular novels. Click to tweet this article to friends and followers! Garbage In Garbage Out… Subject for your approval: Mr. Felton Farmer. This former big time TV exec-turned-producer thought...

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Behind the Lines with DR: Ego Management – Chicken or the Egg?

Doug Richardson’s first produced feature was the sequel to Die Hard, Die Harder. Visit Doug’s site for more Hollywood war stories and information on his popular novels. It’s no secret the entertainment biz is rife with personalities. Big ones. Fast-talking. Recalcitrant. And quite a significant number that could best be described as having some...

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Behind the Lines with DR: The Schneid – First Writing Credits, Part 2

Doug Richardson’s first produced feature was the sequel to Die Hard, Die Harder. Visit Doug’s site for more Hollywood war stories and information on his popular novels. Read part one of The Schneid – First Writing Credits After two directors, umpteenth screenplay drafts, financing snafus, and a location-crushing case of Montezuma’s Revenge, the studio...

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Behind the Lines with DR: Shallow Thinking

Doug Richardson’s first produced feature was the sequel to Die Hard, Die Harder. Visit Doug’s site for more Hollywood war stories and information on his popular novels. I’ve just moved. After twenty years in Casa de Die Hard, the War Department and I decided the time was ripe to shuffle the deck, setting up...

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Behind the Lines with DR: Residual Angst, Part 2

Doug Richardson’s first produced feature was the sequel to Die Hard, Die Harder. Visit Doug’s site for more Hollywood war stories and information on his popular novels. Read Part 1 of Residual Angst “A year and a half?” I gasped again. “There’s a queue,” explained Sheena, Queen of the Lost Residuals Jungle. “Qualified and...