Kieran Mulroney and Michele Mulroney comment on the immensely fun, but extremely emotional, experience of being the husband and wife writing team assigned to the new action-comedy Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (the sequel to the successful 2009 Sherlock Holmes, starring Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr.). The film releases December 16.
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Sometimes we cling to a project because we don’t want to admit we were wrong, or the idea isn’t good enough. We try to force that square peg into a round hole. No matter how much we shove, it’ll never fit.
Collaborating with friends has always been a tightrope act. If you add value to a friend’s project, or he to yours, then forge ahead. If not, it may be time to cut professional ties. Either way, you may lose the friendship over the course of a project.
What do you do if you find out someone else is writing the exact same script you are? At the same time? You push forward, stay passionate, and keep focused on what you’re writing. “We didn’t have a strategy other than to give it our very best,” says David A. Newman, co-writer of Friends With [...]
Bi-coastal writing team Josh Shelov and Michael Jaeger turned their preschool pressures into a grown-up farce starring Amy Sedaris and Neil Patrick Harris. Here, the duo discuss how they constructed The Best and the Brightest.
“We wrote the script in six days,” says screenwriter Annie Mumolo of the whirlwind experience she had writing the new Judd Apatow-produced comedy Bridesmaids. The film is about a group of ladies who come together when one of them gets married. Mumolo co-wrote the script with friend and star of the film, SNL star Kristen Wiig.
Our next podcast direct from SXSW is with writer/director Spencer Susser on his first feature film, Hesher, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rainn Wilson and Natalie Portman.
Screenwriter Evan Goldberg (left) wrote his first screenplay with best bud Seth Rogen when he was 13-years-old. Now, the dynamic duo is about to hit the action scene with the superhero buddy flick, The Green Hornet.
Script had the great fortune to chat with the award-winning writing/directing team of Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz and screenwriter Charles Randolph about Love & Other Drugs. Here are extra highlights not available in the print edition…