Episode #20 — Long Shot (2019)

With all that’s been happening over the last eight years, what do you think might happen to a romantic/political comedy that was written while it was still Obama’s first term in office? In this episode of The 21st Rewrite, we review the development of Dan Sterling’s 2011 screenplay ‘Flarsky’ into the 2019 film’ Long Shot, co-written by Dan Sterling and Liz Hannah and starring Seth Rogan and Charlize Theron.

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He was such a strange little kid. But he was really funny, and he was super smart. He did have this chip on his shoulder though.
— Charlotte
 

Episode #9 — Sideways (2004)

‘Sideways’ was an enjoyable script to discuss, because it is a comedy with many tragic elements that always stays rooted in reality and its flawed characters. Based on the novel by Rex Pickett and adapted for the screen by director Alexander Payne and writer Jim Taylor, it’s a tale of debauchery, adventure, love and friendship set in California’s Santa Barbara wine valley.

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Only somebody who really takes the time to understand Pinot’s potential can then coax it into its fullest expression.
— Miles Raymond