Sundance reading series opens with ‘Losing You’

The Sundance Institute is sponsoring a special screenplay reading tonight of Bruce Wagner’s script-in-progress “I’m Losing You,” adapted from his novel published earlier this year.

The reading takes place at 8 p.m. at the Jazz Bakery in Culver City, and will feature such film actors as Rosanna Arquette, Eileen Brennan, Buck Henry and Amanda Donohoe.

“Reading screenplays aloud is not a usual occurrence,” says the Sundance Institute’s executive director Kenneth Brecher. “This new series of works-in-progress is for the writer and for an audience that enjoys being present at the creation.”

The reading is presented in association with Aviator Films, and launches a series of Sundance screenplay readings that will take place in New York and Los Angeles.

“I’m Losing You” is an often merciless exploration of a Hollywood family entangled in a web deceit.

Wagner also wrote the screenplay “Scenes From the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills” and the novel “Force Majeure” (Random House, 1991

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