‘National Treasure’ Writers to Receive UCLA Screenwriting Award

National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television will present “National Treasure” screenwriters Cormac and Marianne Wibberley with the 15th Annual Hunter/Zakin award.

The Wibberleys have also penned “National Treasure: Book of Secrets,” “I Spy,” starring Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson, as well as “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle,” starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu.

The Lew and Pamela Hunter/Jonathan and Janice Zakin Chair Holder in Screenwriting Award was established in 1999 by San Francisco businessman Jonathan Zakin and requires that the recipient teach a 10-week screenwriting seminar at UCLA TFT.

The Wibberleys, who are UCLA alums, will receive the award on May 21 at UCLA TFT’s James Bridges Theater.  There will be a screening of “National Treasure,” with a Q&A to follow.

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