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John August

  1. keeping track
    The Vulture Diaries: John August’s Week in Pop-Culture ConsumptionThe screenwriter of Frankenweenie logs seven days of pop-culture consumption.
  2. adaptations
    The Next Movie-to-Broadway Adaptation Is … Big Fish’Carrie,’ ‘The Goonies,’ and ‘Dave’ (!) are also in the works.
  3. beefs
    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.”
  4. the industry
    Industry Roundup: MonsterpocalypsePlus: USA orders ‘Common Law’ pilot.
  5. the industry
    Tim Burton’s Previous Movies Not Gothic Enough, ApparentlyPlus: Get it together, Actual Middle Eastern Actors! You’re zero for three with ‘Prince of Persia’ casting!
  6. news reel
    ‘The Nines’ Writer-Director John August Is Cool With Your Not Understanding His MovieAs a successful screenwriter, John August earns top dollar scripting easy-to-follow blockbusters like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the Charlie’s Angels movies. But it’s okay, the 37-year-old August told us, if people don’t understand his directorial debut, The Nines.