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Patrick Aison Sells ‘Wunderkind’

Last week, screenwriter Patrick Aison sold his script, Wunderkind, to Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams (Mission Impossible 3, Super 8, Cloverfield, Star Trek). Aison shares his inspiration and advice with Script: 1. Where did you get the idea for Wunderkind? I wanted to write something about two different approaches to trying to...