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What Do Ex-Gawker Employees Think of the Gawker Scripts?
What does the Gawker diaspora think of the various scripts in development about the site’s downfall? We decided to ask them.
Everything We Know About the
Gawker Movies in Development Right Now
A new Gawker movie was announced Monday morning.
‘Wet Hot American Summer: The Annotated Screenplay’ to Be Released in […]
Wet Hot fans, rejoice, because David Wain and Michael Showalter have something extra special coming out this fall. On Twitter today, […]
? We’ve Read the Hot Script
How mad will it make Peter Thiel? And how is it?
Donald Glover Shares Mock
Script Spoofing Hollywood Racism
“For the record: I wasn’t too busy to work on
Mamoudou N’Diaye Wrote a ‘Broad City’ Spec Script That Should Become a […]
New York-based comedian Mamoudou N’Diaye is a fan of Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer’s Comedy Central series Broad City, but one glaring aspect […]
Martin McDonagh’s Filthiest Lines, From
The funniest, dirtiest dialogue from McDonagh’s
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing
: Everything That Changed From Cary Fukunaga’s Script
The director left the project over budget cuts, but his original script has been floating around online.
Ben Affleck’s Batman Replacement Is Also Replacing Ben Affleck’s Batman Script
So don’t expect a movie in which Batman personally defends Tom Brady’s honor, a scene that Affleck would definitely write.
The Secret History of William Gibson’s Never-Filmed ‘Aliens’ Sequel
script had space communists, a zero-gravity alien swarm, and something called the ‘New Beast.’
The Pilot Script Checklist
A checklist to follow before sending your pilot script out into the world of show business.
This ‘Seinfeld’ 9/11 Spec Script Is Insane and Incredible
Imagine a pitch-perfect spec script for the classic sitcom ‘Seinfeld’… set in the days after 9/11.
Inside the Will Ferrell ‘Reagan’ Script That People Criticized Before They […]
Earlier today, news broke that Will Ferrell decided to back out of producing and starring in a film about President Ronald Reagan after getting […]
Check Out Some Excerpts from Conan O’Brien’s Unproduced ‘Simpsons’ Script […]
In light of Prince’s death last week, Simpsons showrunner Al Jean recently shared some excerpts on Twitter from an old Simpsons script by Conan […]
How Do You Know If Your Comedy Script Is Good?
If you’ve only shown your friends your script, how do you know if it’s really funny?
harry potter and the cursed child
J.K. Rowling Releasing New Harry Potter Book
The script book for
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
will go on sale July 31.
How Exactly Does Someone Pitch a TV Show?
Feel like you’re stuck in an industry vacuum? Here are the ingredients to a good pitch.
The Original Script for
It featured a scene where Johnny masturbates on Lisa’s red dress.
‘The Room’ Before ‘The Room’: Inside an Early, Even More Insane Draft of […]
One of the many fascinating revelations of The Disaster Artist (soon to be a major motion picture from New Line starring James and Dave […]
Netflix Actually Paid Adam Sandler Money to Write These Native American […]
Get ready for a bunch of juvenile sex jokes about teepees, peepees, and “zum-zums,” because not long after a dozen Native American actors […]
An Alleged 2009 Draft of the ‘Ghostbusters III’ Script Has Leaked Online
Over the years Ghostbusters III has transformed from a sequel stuck in development hell to a reboot directed by Paul Feig, but for longtime […]
Key Page of an
American Horror Story: Freak Show
Script Has Been Stolen
One involving Pepper.
‘You’ve Reached the Elliotts’: Chris Elliott’s Lost Multi-Camera Family Sitcom
Playing the father on a CBS family sitcom is probably the last thing you’d expect to find Chris Elliott doing.
Diving Into John Belushi’s Lost Last Comedy, ‘Noble Rot’
“The Script Pile” is a biweekly column on Splitsider that takes a look at the screenplays for high-profile movie and TV comedies that never […]
2013’s Black List Names Hollywood’s Hottest Unproduced Scripts
There’s a movie entitled
The Mayor of Shark City
and another one named
The Shark Is Not Working
Vince Gilligan Held a Live Reading of His Unproduced Comedy About Racism […]
Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan held a live reading of his long-unproduced feature script 2 Face yesterday at the Austin Film Festival with […]
: The Surprisingly Funny Mike Myers Movie That Never Was
Based on ‘SNL‘s turtleneck-wearing host of the West German talk show ‘Sprockets’, ‘Dieter’ was one of the funniest scripts Myers has ever written.
‘Always Sunny’s Glenn Howerton Is Soliciting Scripts on Twitter
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia star/co-creator Glenn Howerton fired off a tweet today asking fledgling writers to send him scripts. Here’s […]
Check Out a Fancified
Featuring both words
NBC Orders Five More Scripts of a Show That’s Not ‘Community’
While Community is still waiting in the wings to debut its short, 13-episode fourth season in February, another NBC sitcom, Whitney, is set […]
Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant Tell You How to Make a Billion $$$ […]
“Ben [Garant] came up with a pretty simple way to express [the basic movie formula]: You take a guy and put him up in a tree, then you throw […]
Dan Harmon Is Writing a Pilot for CBS Too
Look at Dan-Har go. After making a deal to write a pilot script for Fox last week, Dan Harmon has agreed to write a different script for CBS. […]
Let’s Look at the New ‘Arrested Development’ Script and Dream
Oh, the magic and jokes and jokes about magic that must be within this .pdf! What’s going to happen!?!?! Ron Howard, who tweeted this image […]
UCB’s Winston Mills, Kate Killen Sell Script
In addition to their writing gigs at Comedy Central and NBC, respectively, UCB mainstays Winston Mills and Kate Killen can now add writing a […]
making the sausage
Determines the Fates of Aspiring Screenwriters?
Dreaming of a studio exec personally discovering your unique voice? Wake up.
New Muppet Movie Script Details Leak
“Hits the mark 65% of the time.”
the black list
The 2009 Black List Topped by Jim Henson Biopic
And there’s one about foul-mouthed pets.
The Black List 2008: The Full List
Today saw the release of the annual Black List, a list of the year’s best-liked, not-yet-produced screenplays — and Vulture has it first!
Exclusive: We’ve Seen Steve Carell’s ‘Beaver’ Screenplay
Our verdict? This is one of the more elegantly messed-up stories we’ve read in a long, long time.