Casting My #Screenplay “Roommates”

Now that I’ve gotten some feedback from my beta readers, I’ve finally begun the rewriting process on my most recent screenplay, the romantic comedy Roommates. Yet one of the questions that I kept being asked was, “So, who do you envision playing these characters?”

I can’t speak for any other writers, but when I write, yes, I do picture certain actors in these roles. It helps me imagine the story and, more importantly, the characters. OK, here we go: Continue reading “Casting My #Screenplay “Roommates””

“For Writers …” by “Guardians of the Galaxy” Writer-Director James Gunn

I’m sure you know who James Gunn is. Filmmaker. The man behind Marvel‘s insanely popular and successful Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, whose latest installment grossed$146.5 million during its opening weekend and is on track to be the fifth Marvel title to hit $1 billion at the global box office.

Yeah, you know him.

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Jordan Peele Wants More Black Voices in Film

Looks like I better get to work on my horror spec script.

Sketch comedian-turned-horror auteur Jordan Peele wants to help young black filmmakers get a foothold in the industry, and so he’s telling them to holler at him.

In an interview with Digital Spy, Peele says, “For young black horror filmmakers, if you have a script, reach out and I’ll try to help it get made. Monkeypaw Productions is my production company and we’re really trying to promote untapped voices in genre.”

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不不 “Girls Trip” Red Band Trailer 不不

OMFG.

You have to check out the hilarious red-band trailer for the upcoming comedy Girls Trip, starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Tiffany Haddish; produced by Will Packer; and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. Continue reading “不不 “Girls Trip” Red Band Trailer 不不”