Before making headlines for being tapped to adapt Sony's all-CGI animated 3-D feature, "Popeye," Mike Jones wrote the headlines.
Screenwriters To Watch
While some writers prefer to work alone, Michael Diliberti appreciates a more collaborative approach. In addition to working with writer and longtime friend Matt Sullivan, Diliberti enjoys getting…
Travis Beacham's screenwriting career didn't begin in Hollywood. Instead, it began in North Carolina.
Drew Goddard made the trek from his native New Mexico to Los Angeles in 1998. Like so many looking to make it in Hollywood, he did what he had to do -- he slept on his uncle's couch and took a P.A…
When your very first feature script gets made just months after you've finished a first draft, it may look like success comes easily. It's what happened to tyro scribe Dana Fox when she wrote the…
It's not easy to get noticed if you're working in a genre as well-mined as romantic comedy. But the usual barriers to recognition haven't really applied to Kelly Fremon. With just two feature-length…
Even the most precocious of scribes let their debut efforts gather dust in a desk drawer (or the remote corner of their hard drive). Not so for 25-year-old Nicole Perlman, who managed to strike gold…
More “Screenwriters To Watch” on Variety.com
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%