A Q&A with ”Band of Brothers” writer Bruce McKenna

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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An Epic Interview with John Roecker

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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