'The King's Speech' Director; The 2010 Black List

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Tom Hooper, director of The King's Speech, talks about the anxiety of funding this historical buddy drama and the anxiety of learning Hollywood etiquette. He also gives a convincing argument for changing the MPAA ratings system. Plus, Franklin Leonard's 2010 Black List, the annual compilation of the most loved scripts that made the rounds in Hollywood this past year. Leonard addresses accusations that the Black List is no longer about discovering new talent and says new developments are afoot to highlight unrepresented writers -- those without agents or managers -- in future lists.

Today's Banter Topics:
Golden Globe Nominations
SAG Award Nominations
The Weinsteins and Ron Tutor plan to make sequels to Miramax films

Banner image: Tom Hooper, director of The King's Speech



Kim Masters