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John and Craig sit down with screenwriting legend Lawrence Kasdan to discuss Star Wars, Raiders, The Bodyguard and how he’s shaped some of the most iconic big-screen stories and characters of our lifetime.
This 90-minute interview comes as part of WGFestival 2016 Craft Day, and features audience questions as well. Our thanks to the Writers Guild Foundation and the Academy for hosting us.
- The Writers Guild Foundation
- Lawrence Kasdan on IMDb and Wikipedia
- Scriptnotes, 73: Raiders of the Lost Ark
- The Raiders story conference transcripts
- Scriptnotes, 235: The one with Jason Bateman and the Game of Thrones guys
- Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo and Seven Samurai on Hulu
- William Goldman: Four Screenplays with Essays (including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) on Amazon
- Lawrence of Arabia by Robert Bolt
- Casablanca Blu-ray on Amazon
- Grand Canyon on Amazon
- Outro by Matthew Chilelli (send us yours!)
You can download the episode here.
UPDATE 4-29-16: The transcript of this episode can be found here.