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The Vulture Diaries: John August’s Week in Pop-Culture Consumption
The screenwriter of
logs seven days of pop-culture consumption.
The Next Movie-to-Broadway Adaptation Is …
’Carrie,’ ‘The Goonies,’ and ‘Dave’ (!) are also in the works.
Jessica Alba Accidentally Angers Screenwriter
“Following your logic, you’ve never been in a movie with both good actors and amazing writing. That may be true.”
Industry Roundup: Monsterpocalypse
Plus: USA orders ‘Common Law’ pilot.
Tim Burton’s Previous Movies Not Gothic Enough, Apparently
Plus: Get it together, Actual Middle Eastern Actors! You’re zero for three with ‘Prince of Persia’ casting!
‘The Nines’ Writer-Director John August Is Cool With Your Not Understanding His Movie
As a successful screenwriter, John August earns top dollar scripting easy-to-follow blockbusters like
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
movies. But it’s okay, the 37-year-old August told us, if people don’t understand his directorial debut,