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TV is viewed as holding more promise for screenwriters than movies
TV is viewed as holding more promise for screenwriters than movies

Scott Frank likes to call himself "the least bitter writer in Hollywood," and given how much success he's had in his 30-year career, you could argue he should be. These days, though, reflecting on the state of the film industry that he loves, he has a hard time sounding upbeat — and in that, he undoubtedly reflects the sentiments of a lot of his fellow screenwriters. Frank, 54, has carved out the kind of career that any Hollywood writer would envy. He has worked with talented filmmakers such as Jodie Foster (the 1991 child-prodigy drama "Little Man Tate"), Barry Sonnenfeld (the 1995 Elmore Leonard adaptation "Get Shorty"), Steven Soderbergh (the...

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