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Writer/director Leslye Headland on ladies using the F-word in her new indie comedy Bachelorette

If you hate the F-word, you don’t want to see Bachelorette. And you know what? The film’s writer and director doesn’t care. She wants to show you how women really talk when no one else is around. That’s the kind of artistic bravado that brought playwright Leslye Headland out of the theater and into Hollywood to … Continue reading

Hate your horrible boss? Write a movie about killing him

“I wanted to see if I could make something good come out of something so so awful,” says Michael Markowitz (In-Laws, It’s All Relative, Becker), who started writing the R-rated comedy  Horrible Bosses based on his real-life experience in 2005. Markowitz spent the next few years perfecting his draft until teaming up with screenwriters John Francis Daley (Bones) and Jonathan M. Goldstein (Bones, $#*! My … Continue reading

That 70s Show writers go back in time again, to the 80s with TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT

Remember the one that got away? Everyone does. The married writing team — Jackie and Jeff Filgo — of  That ’70s Show fame (they were long-time showrunners) are back in the biz of reminiscing about those painful coming of age years in the new ’80s comedy Take Me Home Tonight. The film stars Topher Grace, Anna Faris and Dan Fogler. Script sat down with the writing team … Continue reading

Raunchy, funny and kinda out of their minds if they think they write chick flicks: The Farrelly Bros on HALL PASS

Have you ever wanted a week off of marriage with no consequences? If so, you’re probably not brave enough to admit it. Don’t worry. You don’t have to! The Farrelly Brothers have done it for you. At least, they’ve personified the fantasy in the new raunch comedy, Hall Pass, starring Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis. Bobby and Peter Farrelly, the writer/director team, … Continue reading

Writing THE DILEMMA posed quite the conundrum: Is it comedy or drama…?

What would you do if you found out your best friend’s wife was cheating on him? Would you say something, or would you look the other way. Get involved, or let it lie? It’s a tough decision. Screenwriter Allan Loeb (The Switch, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, 21, Things We Lost in the Fire) had a great time figuring out … Continue reading

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