The screenwriter of Frankenweenie logs seven days of pop-culture consumption.
'Carrie,' 'The Goonies,' and 'Dave' (!) are also in the works.
"Following your logic, you’ve never been in a movie with both good actors and amazing writing. That may be true."
Plus: USA orders 'Common Law' pilot.
Plus: Get it together, Actual Middle Eastern Actors! You're zero for three with 'Prince of Persia' casting!
As a successful screenwriter, John August earns top dollar scripting easy-to-follow blockbusters like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the Charlie's Angels movies. But it's okay, the 37-year-old August told us, if people don't understand his directorial debut, The Nines.