John August

screenwriter

Guest

Screenwriter/playwright whose credits include Go, Charlie's Angels, Go Fish and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Hollywood assistants push the industry to pay up

Hollywood assistants have put up with abusive bosses and bad pay over the years. But in the era of #MeToo, a younger crop of assistants are pushing back.

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In the late 90's, John August read the book  Big Fish  by Daniel Wallace and convinced Sony to buy it for him to adapt into a movie.

'Big Fish' the Musical

In the late 90's, John August read the book Big Fish by Daniel Wallace and convinced Sony to buy it for him to adapt into a movie.

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