studio notes

Writer-Director John Hamburg on Why Him?, Why Now

Danny Manus spoke with John Hamburg, NY native and writer of Meet the Parents and Zoolander and their respective sequels, and writer/director of Along Came Polly and I Love You, Man, about his process and his most recent hit, Why Him?, starring James Franco and Bryan Cranston.

Behind the Lines with DR: Getting Paid to Write

The conversation is a common one. Agent and writer/client. The subject concerns the delivery of a script. “The producer has some notes,” said the writer. “You should do the notes before you deliver,” said the agent. “But I think his notes are really the studio’s notes.” “You think the producer slipped...