Noah (Russell Crowe) visions a flood and takes precautions to save his family from the apocalypse. The film, from director Darren Aronofsky and co-starring Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Jennifer Connelly is set to hit theaters on March 28, 2014.
When Lisa Cholodenko had the idea to write a film about a lesbian couple whose children seek the truth about their sperm-donor father, she went to her good friend Stuart Blumberg for co-writing support. READ MORE
Immediately on the heels of "Slumdog Millionaire" — for which they won Oscars as director and writer, respectively — Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy tackled the true-life story of mountaineer Aron Ralston. READ MORE
Having stuttered as a child, Seidler had little trouble connecting to the emotional turmoil suffered by King George VI. Bringing the little-known true story to the big screen was another matter. READ MORE
The writer-director duo tend to deflect questions about their work with fusillades of wisecracks, but with some prodding they reveal a peek or two behind the curtain of their creative process. READ MORE
The first-time Oscar nominee endured four years’ worth of ups, downs, budget-cutting, cast changes and a revolving door of writers. READ MORE
The challenges were daunting. How do you tell the story of a punk genius who may or may not have stolen a $100 billion idea? How do you depict the final hours of a dying hiker whom the audience knows is still very much alive? How do you adapt a classic novel — again — and make it feel relevant? And how in the world do you make a portly, strawberry-scented plush toy the scariest onscreen villain since Javier Bardem's assassin in "No Country for Old Men"? These are just a few of the conundrums this year's class of Oscar-nominated screenwriters managed to solve with biting humor, rapid-fire dialogue, ingenious scene direction and an absolutely fearless approach to their work. In celebration of their collective achievements, The Hollywood Reporter offers a rare glimpse inside the habits, hopes and gee-I-wish-I’d-written-that-script moments of truth from the nominees.