Script Tease: Today's Hottest Screenwriters Bare All

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The Newest Screenwriting Secrets

What do an erstwhile stripper, an ex–gambling addict, and a stoned Canadian teenager have in common? They wrote your favorite movies, and they're not who you'd expect.

Diablo Cody (Juno), Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler), and Seth Rogan (Superbad) are among the scribes interviewed in Script Tease, your main line to the most current screenwriting wisdom. Their funny, even ...

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Overview

The Newest Screenwriting Secrets

What do an erstwhile stripper, an ex–gambling addict, and a stoned Canadian teenager have in common? They wrote your favorite movies, and they're not who you'd expect.

Diablo Cody (Juno), Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler), and Seth Rogan (Superbad) are among the scribes interviewed in Script Tease, your main line to the most current screenwriting wisdom. Their funny, even touching tales of how they made it despite the odds will give you a revealing look into what it really takes to get into the industry.

With the guidance of recent greats like Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) and the Coen Brothers (True Grit), you will learn how to hone your craft and make it in an industry where only the best succeed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440540776
  • Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
  • Publication date: 11/18/2012
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 296,115
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Dylan Callaghan is an entertainment journalist, screenwriter, and published songwriter. He's worked as an interviewer for the Writers Guild of America, West; a script analyst for New Line Cinema; and a feature writer for The Hollywood Reporter, where he made a name for himself profiling industry players from Quentin Tarantino to Will Smith. He currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Darren Aronofsky 11

Shane Black 17

Ian Brennan and Brad Falchuk 25

Diablo Cody 33

Joel and Ethan Coen 45

Sofia Coppola 57

Emilio Estevez 65

Geoffrey Fletcher 73

Vince Gilligan 81

Garrison Keillor 91

Steve Kloves 97

Elmore Leonard 105

Richard Linklater 117

Allan Loeb 125

Danny McBride and Jody Hill 133

Christopher and Jonathan Nolan 145

Adam Rapp 153

Seth Rogen and Even Goldberg 161

Melissa Rosenberg 171

Gary Ross 181

Terry Rossio and Ted Elliott 195

Eric Roth 205

James Schamus 221

Aaron Sorkin 235

Nicholas Sparks 247

Sylvester Stallone 257

Mike Sweeney 269

Emma Thompson 277

Gus Van Sant 287

Rob Zombie 299

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