February 18, 2016
On this week’s episode of The Black List Table Reads, Franklin chats with Kristina Lauren Anderson, screenwriter of Forever Jiayang, 1937 and the No. 1 script on the 2014 Black List, Catherine the Great. They’ll discuss Kristina’s transition from quiet theater kid to writer, the importance of research, and how did Catherine happen. Then, Franklin chats with Isaac Adamson, screenwriter of the No. 1 script on the 2015 Black List, Bubbles. They’ll discuss his fiction writing career, his transition into script writing, and what on Earth led him to write a biopic about Michael Jackson’s chimp Bubbles. LA: Join us for the first live, staged reading of 2016 featuring the 2015 Black List script REAGAN, Written and Directed by Mike Rosolio on Saturday, March 5th at 8:00pm at The Montalban Theater and starring JOHN CHO and LENA DUNHAM. Go to https://blcklst.com/ for tickets.
June 2, 2017
Please enjoy this episode of The Black List Table Reads with Franklin Leonard and Black List community director Kate Hagen in which they interview Lane and Ruckus Skye, the screenwriters of Rattle the Cage about their creative histories, the nuts and bolts of their creative processes, having their feature produced in Arabic, and much more.