Monday, September 03, 2012

Kevin Lehane, Grabbers interview

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I recently did a podcast with Kevin Lehane for Industrial Scripts 'Insider Interviews' series, which you can listen for free HERE (email sign-up required).
(photo from MyPDFscripts interview with Kevin)

Kevin's the writer of new Irish/UK monster movie, Grabbers, so I talked to him about how he was in the unique position of writing a spec script, getting it sold, and getting it made, all within 3 years. Here's a clip where he breaks down what happens.

(LINK to listen to the clip. Click HERE for full interview.)

Grabbers has a killer pitch, which helped to snag initial industry interest: when an island off the coast of Ireland is invaded by bloodsucking aliens, the heroes discover that staying drunk and keeping their blood-alcohol level high is the only way to survive...
Check out the full interview, which is essentially two guys from Cork gassing on about the UK industry, like the bosses they are!


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