To kick off THR's annual awards-season series, 'Chef's' Jon Favreau, 'The Theory of Everything's' Anthony McCarten, 'The Imitation Game's' Graham Moore and 'Interstellar's' Jonathan Nolan open up about everything from their role models to the trick to writing "perfect movies." Says Flynn: "I'm all about the unhappy ending. I will not give you what you want"
Anthony McCarten ("The Theory of Everything"), Jon Favreau ("Chef"), Gillian Flynn ("Gone Girl"), Jonathan Nolan ("Interstellar"), Chris Rock ("Top Five"), Graham Moore ("The Imitation Game") join THR's executive editor Matt Belloni to discuss their award-worthy movies.
The adaptation of Michael Crichton's 1973 film hails from writers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy and exec producers J.J. Abrams and Jerry Weintraub and has now been officially picked up to pilot.Read more
The brains behind "The Mindy Project," "Parenthood," "Bones," "The Vampire Diaries" and "Modern Family" (among others) also weigh in on which TV show they really want to write for, the secrets to a successful pitch and what they tell young writers who ask for advice.Read more
"We knew from the beginning that we had to punish ourselves and the audience by losing more and more castmembers," executive producer Jonathan Nolan tells THR following Tuesday's game-changer.Read more
"Launching a new show with Jonah, getting it to stay on the air. That’s a first for me. For years I swore I’d never work on a first-year show if I could avoid it, just because of the outsized agony involved, especially when the ratings don’t come in. Thankfully, our numbers came in," says Plageman.Read more
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