This interview originally posted on September 20, 2001 at The-Trades.com
To all burgeoning writers reading this: Begging and pleading may in fact get you a gig with Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg. Do not give up hope.
As one of seven writers on the Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg-produced “Band of Brothers,” Bruce C. McKenna has taken time out of his busy schedule to share with us his excitement for the upcoming 10-part miniseries on HBO, which debuts on September 9th. This miniseries almost marks his first produced script.
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How many women in their 40s and 50s can say that they took on Britney Spears…and sold more calendars? Angela Baker and Tricia Stewart can, and quite rightly, they aren’t shy to mention it. How did they do it? That’s what “Calendar Girls,” the upcoming English film that is soon to be released in the U.S., is all about.
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Our countdown to “Kill Bill” continues, as Dick Hollywood sits down with Lucy Liu to talk about girl fights, the violence in the movie and how tough it is to fight in a kimono.
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Today, our LA correspondent Dick Hollywood speaks with “Kill Bill” star Uma Thurman about her character, working with Quentin Tarantino and how she chose to work with John Woo after completing this film.
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With the first part of his newest film “Kill Bill” opening in theatres next Friday, writer/director Quentin Tarantino sits down with our LA correspondent Dick Hollywood to talk about his new work, the pressures of being Quentin Tarantino and what’s coming up after Volume 2 in February.
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Live Freaky! Die Freaky! will be, without a shadow of a doubt, the single greatest film of all time about Charles Manson being the savior to all humanity in the year 3069. The official site describes it as being about a group of people in a future Earth that has been ravaged by pollution and war who are in need of food and a god to save them. The god that comes to their rescue is, predictably, Charles Manson. I recently talked with the film’s director, John Roecker, about this “epic picture of puppet proportions.” And, of course, by “talked with,” I mean I typed some stuff up and sent it to him, then he typed some stuff up and sent it back. Enjoy.
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