Paramount Is Giving Ben Schwartz Lots of Freedom with His Soapdish Remake Script

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Here’s Ben Schwartz, who has been tapped to write the remake of Soapdish for Paramount, on the amount of freedom he’s been given with the script: “I will say that Paramount has been letting me do all these ideas and fun things that I have — which may have made you excited that I was writing it in the first place. They’re allowing me to do that. Which is great, because a lot of times when you have a big entity like that, you know they’re like, ‘No, no, we have to do it this way.’ But when I made my pitch, Paramount was totally cool, they totally got it. I’m writing it right now, which is fun. I’m also writing a movie for Universal, which is fun. So it’s exciting. I haven’t slept in fucking months.”