I’m a big Michael Douglas fan. Have been since I was a boy and he was playing Karl Malden’s sidekick in The Streets of San Francisco. So I thought it was pretty cool when my agent asked if I’d be interested in writing a movie for his company. At the time, Michael Douglas was...
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Sheila Callaghan is a writer on United States of Tara, now in its third season. In the past year she began work writing the I Dream of Jeannie movie and sold a spec script called Over/Under to USA, currently filming. In 2010, Callaghan was named one of "10 Screenwriters to Watch" in Variety magazine.