Scott Frank is an American screenwriter, film director, and author. He has earned two Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay nominations for Out of Sight (1998) and Logan (2017).
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Our Emmys-themed series continues: Scott Frank packed his Netflix miniseries 'Godless' with train robberies and shootouts — but challenged Western norms by putting women in charge of the town. 'Godless' has 12 nominations, including Outstanding Limited Series. Allison Janney has been nominated for an Emmy for her role on CBS's 'Mom.' She told Terry Gross in 2014 that her relationship with her brother, who was an addict, helped inform her character. She also talks about playing C.J. Cregg on 'The West Wing,' and what it's like being the tallest woman in the room.
Today we’ll hear from Academy Award® nominated screenwriter Scott Frank. Frank co-wrote Logan, which is nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 2018 Academy Awards®. Frank’s other screenplay credits include The Lookout, Little Man Tate, Dead Again, Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Minority Report, The Interpreter, The Wolverine, and the Netflix Original series Godless. I spoke with Frank about Logan directly after it’s release in 2017. Clips of Logan courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
Spike Lee's 1986 debut feature film, 'She's Gotta Have It,' centered on a young black artist who loves sex, but isn't interested in a committed relationship. Now he returns to the character in an expanded, 10-part Netflix series. Also, writer and director Scott Frank says his Netflix series 'Godless' was inspired by historical records from 19th century Southwestern towns in which women took over after the men died in an accident. He talks about wanting to make a Western and embracing the genre's clichés.
Writer and director Scott Frank says his Netflix series 'Godless' was inspired by historical records from 19th century Southwestern towns in which women took over after the men died in an accident. He talks about wanting to make a Western and embracing the genre's clichés.
Brian Gary talks with Oscar nominated screenwriter Scott Frank about his film career (Logan, Out of Sight, Get Shorty) and his new Netflix series Godless.
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Birthdate
Mar 10th, 1960
Episode Count
7
Podcast Count
4
Total Airtime
5 hours, 28 minutes