Wednesday, June 01, 2011

2011 AFF Speakers are HOT!

We knew we had an awesome group of screenwriters and filmmakers coming in, but damn. Just about every industry site I go to has an article or interview with one of our incoming panelists. Check 'em out and start thinking about your own questions to ask them at the Conference in October. You'll have plenty of opportunities to chat them up when you're right next to them standing in line at the movies, piling up your plate at the Friday night BBQ, or closing down the Driskill Bar.

Kung Fu Panda 2 Writers on Future Sequels, and Their Pixar Rivals
Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger talk with Movieline here.

And, here, Jon and Glenn talk about their plans for CANDYLAND. Sweet! ;)

Evel Knievel Biopic Revs Up With Director Ric Roman Waugh
Check out the exclusive report from Jay Fernandez with THR here.

Craig Mazin Back On Board to Write 'Hangover 3'
Here's the report from The Wrap. One of our favorite panelists from last year and a new AFF staple is gonna be riding this high for a long time!

Caroline Thompson Adapted Bestselling Teen Fantasy WICKED LOVELY
Thompson wrote the script and THR now reports that Mary Harron (AMERICAN PSYCHO) is in negotiations to direct Universal’s teen fantasy project being produced by Vince Vaughn's Wild West Picture Show Productions.

Ted Griffin adapting PANIC ATTACK for David Fincher
Ted Griffin's signed up to write the script for David Fincher's new film! Here's the story in New York Magazine.

Dana Stevens has written the script for the adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks novel Safe Haven. Fingers crossed that Lasse Halstrom signs on to direct! Read about it here.

And, be sure to check out Elizabeth Hunter's new movie JUMPING THE BROOM. It's getting great reviews and I can't wait to see it!

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