A Night in the Writer's Room
A Night in the Writer's Room

Showrunners on the Realities of Writing: ‘It’s A Continual Cycle of Panic and Fear, It’s Super Fun’

The creators and showrunners from “Good Girls,” “Homecoming,” “Catch-22,” “You,” “The Walking Dead,” “The Chi,” “Ozark,” and “Star Trek: Discovery” for Variety‘s Writer’s Room panel. The scribes kicked off the talk about what aspects of their shows narratives prompt the most discussion in the room. “Good Girls” writer Jenna Bans jumped in and immediately said “sex.” Other topics included killing off beloved characters, competing in an increasingly saturated market, and adapting the epic classic “Catch-22” into a miniseries.

 

 

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