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Past Scriptland columns

A weekly feature on the work and professional lives of screenwriters.

  • King of the world of adaptation

    King of the world of adaptation

    Scriptland is a new weekly feature on the work and professional lives of screenwriters. Indiana Jones, meet Jack Sparrow. Jim Uhls, who successfully adapted the "unadaptable" Chuck Palahniuk novel "Fight Club," has been hired to turn "Rex Mundi," a series of graphic novels by Arvid Nelson and Eric...

  • 'Pest Control' can't be exterminated

    You can't throw a skim latte in L.A. without hitting a writer who has a screenplay that's been stuck in the system since grunge was breaking. But there are very few who can say that in the intervening years they've turned the same story into a well-reviewed novel, a German radio play and a potential...

  • ‘House Bunny’ duo spend work hours at play

    ‘House Bunny’ duo spend work hours at play

    Also: "Family Guy's" Seth MacFarlane keeps some control.

  • Former gambler now in the chips

    Former gambler now in the chips

    Allan Loeb knows a thing or two about Lady Luck. She's treating him much better lately.

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