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Aquaman writers use King Arthur legend as inspiration

I sat down with comic book writer Geoff Johns, who developed the story of Aquaman, along with screenwriters David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and Will Beall to talk about bringing this story to life. The movie is visually lush, entertaining and full of surprises. It is a thrill-ride of an underwater fantasy lead by Jason Momoa as Arthur, who’s half land-dwelling human and half sea-loving Atlantean.

Video: ScreenwritingU interviews writer/director Joel Edgerton on Boy Erased

ScreenwritingU sat down with Australian filmmaker Joel Edgerton to get his take on this emotional story. He writes and directs this film based on the memoir of Garrad Conley. In his early 20s, Conley personally experienced abuse at the hands of Love in Action, the fundamental Christian program for gays.  Edgerton himself plays Victor Sykes, lead counselor at the gay conversion ministry who’s clearly in over his head.

Lion screenwriter Luke Davies eschews “obvious” screenplay structure to create a spiritual journey

The emotionally powerful film Lion is both a fairytale and a nightmare at the same time. The first half of the movie tells the real-life survival story of an Indian boy named Saroo (Sunny Pawar), who gets lost in a train station when he’s just five-years old (the nightmare). The second half of the film focuses on Saroo (Dev Patel), as an ...
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