On one level, the new historical dramedy
On another level, it's also something of an ode to the old Hollywood studio system, with a small army of Disney employees all toiling together on the back lot. At a recent installment of the Envelope Screening Series, some of the "Saving Mr. Banks" cast members talked about the old-fashioned collaborative approach.
"You know where that [way of working] exists, is television," said
After a humorously awkward lull,
"I've been in writers' rooms for a number of years, and [the tapes sound] a lot like a late night in a writers' room," said Novak, a veteran of
For more from the cast of "Saving Mr. Banks," including more riffing on the similarities and differences of working on the big and small screens, watch the full clip above.