Theodore Melfi is an American screenwriter, film director, and producer. He co-wrote, directed, and produced Hidden Figures, for which he received Oscar nominations for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.
"Hidden Figures" producer, director and co-screenwriter Theodore (Ted) Melfi joins the podcast to discuss the film, his two Oscar nominations and how he almost landed "Spider-Man: Homecoming" instead with 4 Quadrant host Gregory Ellwood. Follow Gregory on Twitter @theGregoryE and on Instagram @Gregel17
Director/writer Ted Melfi chats with Chris, Matt, and Jonah about directing his movie St. Vincent, getting Bill Murray to be in the movie, and putting all his energy into making sure the kid in the movie was playing the right role. They also talk about TV and film changes today and remaking movies that were bad when they first came out!
This week on the BIG show, we sit down with writer/director Ted Melfi to discuss his latest film, St. Vincent. A tremendous storyteller, Melfi regales us with tales of his interesting family and his intriguing upcoming project. Plus, we'll have entertainment news and review of the latest films including The Book of Life, Fury and Whiplash on episode 267 of Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon.
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