WB and New Line’s ‘It’ Propels September 2017 to Record Heights

September 2017 saw record returns with calendar grosses topping $ 695 million, falling just shy of becoming the first September to ever total $ 700 million at the domestic box office. Leading the way was Warner Bros. and New Line’s massive hit It, which delivered record numbers of its own and accounted for a massive 41.2% of the month’s total gross. September is also the first month since April to show an improvement over the same month in 2016, with September grosses finishing 18.3% higher t…
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Weekend #1 Up for Grabs as Record September at the Box Office Comes to an End

As a record September comes to an end, it’s a race for number one with three films separated by a mere $ 310k. Based on estimates, it’s a return to #1 for WB and New Line’s It, but hot on its heels is Universal’s American Made along with Fox’s Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Otherwise, Sony’s Flatliners debuted on life support, Novus’s Til Death Do Us Part found its way into the top ten and Pure Flix’s A Question of Faith finished on the outside looking in. With just over $ 300k separating …
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Zero Draft Thirty 2017 September Challenge: Day 30

One month. FADE IN to FADE OUT. Creativity meets Productivity.

Zero Draft Thirty: Day 30.

Write an entire draft of a script in September — FADE IN. FADE OUT. Or any sort of creative goal you have in front of you.

Feature length movie screenplay. Original TV pilot. Rewrite a current project. Break a story in prep. Generate a month’s worth of story concepts.

Whatever you feel will ratchet your creative ambitions into overdrive…

DO THAT!

To download your very own Zero Draft Thirty calendar — created by Trish Curtin — and track your daily progress, click here.

On Twitter, use this hashtag: #ZD30SCRIPT.

Facebook: Here. 2,400+ members strong.

Today’s Writing Quote

“Writing is a journey through complexity to simplicity. What is the simple emotional journey that grounds everything?”

— Justin Rhodes

Today’s Inspirational Video

We end as we always begin: With our Spirit Animal Shia Labeouf.

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Come back later to find out who is today’s Trumbo Award winner.

For background on how the Zero Draft Challenge came into being and what it is, go here, here, and here.

Now Zeronauts, Scamperers, Word Warriors, and Outlaws…

There’s one day left in this Challenge!

GO WRITE!


Zero Draft Thirty 2017 September Challenge: Day 30 was originally published in Go Into The Story on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

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Friday, September 29 Filming Locations for American Crime Story: Versace, Gotham, Bull, & more!

Here’s a look at various filming locations for September 29:  Filming in California TV Series: Wisdom of the Crowd Stars: Jeremy Piven Location: 1360 E 6th St, Los Angeles (5:00 PM – 3:00 AM) TV Series: NCIS: LA Stars: LL Cool J Location: Paramount Studios, Los Angeles  Filming in Illinois TV Series: American Crime Story: Versace Stars: Penelope Cruz Location: 2200 N Fremont, Chicago TV Series: Chicago PD Stars: Jason Beghe Location: <1700 S Stewart in Chicago Filming in New York‏ TV Series: The Affair  Stars: Joshua Jackson Location: Lobster Roll in Amagansett Movie: Untitled Woody Allen Project Stars: Selena Gomez Location: Kaufman Astoria Studio in Queens  Credit: @XMelDNY TV Series: Maniac Stars: Emma Stone Location: Silvercup Studios, Long Island City Movie: The Irishman Stars: Robert De Niro Location: S Middle Neck Rd and Northern Blvd, Great Neck TV Series: Bull Stars: Michael Weatherly Location: W 41st St and 7th Ave, NYC Credit: @yoursmichelle_ TV Series: Gotham Stars: Ben McKenzie Location: 96th St and Madison Ave, NYC Credit: @TechnaDeschanel TV Series: Instinct Stars: Alan Cumming Location: Broadway Stages, Brooklyn TV Series: Law and Order: SVU Stars: Mariska Hargitay Location: Tallman Mountain State Park TV Series: Happy Stars: Chris Meloni Location: Whitestone Expy and..

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Daily Dialogue — September 30, 2017

ANNIE: Hold on. Take Sepulveda to Slauson to La Brea. Take La Brea north to Sixth into downtown. (on the phone) So what? You’ll be up late. I’m pulling an all-nighter too, so save the tears.
MAX: I’ll take the 105 east to the 110. That’s faster.
ANNIE: What?
MAX: I said, the 105 to the 110, that’ll get you there quicker.
ANNIE: The 110 turns into a parking lot around USC.
MAX: But once you get to La Brea north of Santa Monica, then it’s jammed.
ANNIE: The 110 north of the 10, you get people driving to Pasadena, and they drive slow.|
MAX: Yeah, they do, but what I do is I get off on Grand, and then I… Hey, surface roads is what you want, that’s what we’ll do.
ANNIE: Are we taking bets?
MAX: Are we?
ANNIE: But what if you’re wrong?
MAX: I don’t think I’m gonna be wrong, but if I am, the ride is free.
ANNIE: Okay, you got yourself a deal.

Collateral (2004), written by Stuart Beattie

The Daily Dialogue theme for the week: Transportation, suggested by Denise Garcia. Today’s recommendation by Gisela Wehrl.

Trivia: On-set, Jamie Foxx accidentally drove his car into Tom Cruise’s. Foxx was bemused to see that the crew immediately rushed to Cruise’s aid first, he being the bigger star.

Dialogue On Dialogue: Commentary by Gisela: “L.A. it’s their hometown and both know it by heart. But Max is a also a master of his job and of words, therefore he will win the bet and will gain Annie’s respect and interest.

The scene is a great example how you can work with status. It changes Max’s role from a servant whom Annie gives orders to while not listening to him — to a interesting conversation partner.”


Daily Dialogue — September 30, 2017 was originally published in Go Into The Story on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

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Zero Draft Thirty 2017 September Challenge: Day 29

One month. FADE IN to FADE OUT. Creativity meets Productivity.

Zero Draft Thirty: Day 29.

Write an entire draft of a script in September — FADE IN. FADE OUT. Or any sort of creative goal you have in front of you.

Feature length movie screenplay. Original TV pilot. Rewrite a current project. Break a story in prep. Generate a month’s worth of story concepts.

Whatever you feel will ratchet your creative ambitions into overdrive…

DO THAT!

To download your very own Zero Draft Thirty calendar — created by Trish Curtin — and track your daily progress, click here.

On Twitter, use this hashtag: #ZD30SCRIPT.

Facebook: Here. 2,400+ members strong.

Today’s Writing Quote

“It’s all about what happens next, what happens next. It’s speed chess, not chess.”

— Richard Price

Today’s Inspirational Video

I recently discovered the composer Akira Rabelais whose work extends over quite a bit of musical geography. His last album “the little glass” is primarily comprised of ambient keyboard pieces. This one is especially contemplative and I find great for writing.

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Come back later to find out who is today’s Trumbo Award winner.

For background on how the Zero Draft Challenge came into being and what it is, go here, here, and here.

Now Zeronauts, Scamperers, Word Warriors, and Outlaws…

GO WRITE!

UPDATE: Another writer reaches the peak! Kudos to Sarah Thomas!

MADE IT! Fading out now with a double deadline hit. Thanks so much for a lot wonderful of #ZD30SCRIPT fervour. It kept me going. I’m sure I can find a few fixes so I can Fade Out again Sunday.

One more day, folks! Push yourself up toward the peak. Even if you don’t quite get there, the view is amazing! And for that, the recipient of today’s Trumbo Award is Sarah Thomas!

Onward!


Zero Draft Thirty 2017 September Challenge: Day 29 was originally published in Go Into The Story on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

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Daily Dialogue — September 29, 2017

Paul discovers the subway fares went up to $ 1.50 at midnight. He only has 97 cents. He pleads with the Subway Attendant.

Paul Hackett: Couldn’t you just give me one token, please?
Subway Attendant: I can’t do that. I may lose my job.

Paul looks around and sees no one else in the station.

Paul Hackett: Well, who would know… exactly?
Subway Attendant: I could go to a party, get drunk, talk to someone… who knows?

After Hours (1985), written by Joseph Minion

The Daily Dialogue theme for the week: Transportation, suggested by Denise Garcia.

Trivia: Joseph Minion’s script was his thesis for Columbia Film School. He got an “A” from his teacher, Yugoslavian director Dusan Makavejev.

Dialogue On Dialogue: One of my favorite movies. Combines compressed time frame and frustration comedy. Paul’s interaction with the Subway Attendant, then the Subway Cop is a great example of the humor throughout the movie.


Daily Dialogue — September 29, 2017 was originally published in Go Into The Story on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

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Monday, September 25 Filming Locations for Chicago Fire, Woody Allen Project, The Irishman, & more

Here’s a look at various filming locations for September 25:  Filming in California TV Series: NCIS: LA Stars: LL Cool J Location: Paramount Studios, Los Angeles  Filming in Illinois TV Series: Chicago Fire Stars: Taylor Kinney Location: 430 E Benton Place, Chicago Filming in New York‏ TV Series: Elementary Stars: Jonny Lee Miller Location: Silvercup Studios East, Long Island City  TV Series: The Affair  Stars: Joshua Jackson Location: filming in/around Montauk all week, on filming at the Lobster Roll in Amagansett (Wed – Fri this week) TV Series: Maniac Stars: Emma Stone Location: filming in Kerhonkson TV Series: Gotham Stars: Ben McKenzie Location: Brielle Ave and Manor Road, Staten Island Movie: Untitled Woody Allen Project Stars: Selena Gomez Location: Madison and 77th St, NYC  Credit: Linda TV Series: Instinct Stars: Alan Cumming Location: 10th Ave and 45th St, NYC  TV Series: Law and Order: SVU Stars: Mariska Hargitay Location: Chelsea Piers, NYC TV Series: The Irishman Stars: Robert De Niro Location: Yonkers Raceway in Yonkers Credit: Howie TV Series: Billions Stars: Paul Giamatti Location: Orchard St and Rivington St, NYC  Filming in Ohio Movie: Escape Plan 3 Stars: Sylvester Stallone Location: Old Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield Follow us on Twitter for updates throughout the..

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Wednesday, September 27 Filming Locations for Shameless, Chicago PD, The Affair, The Path, & more!

Here’s a look at various filming locations for September 27:  Filming in California TV Series: Shameless Stars: Emmy Rossum Location: 100 Hudson Pl, Los Angeles (7:00 AM – 10:00 PM) TV Series: Goliath Stars: Billy Bob Thornton Location: 404 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles (10:00 AM – 9:00 PM) TV Series: NCIS: LA Stars: LL Cool J Location: Paramount Studios, Los Angeles  Filming in Illinois TV Series: Chicago PD Stars: Jason Beghe Location:2501 N. Damen, Chicago TV Series: The Chi Stars: Jason Mitchell Location: 1900 S Harding, Chicago Filming in New York‏ TV Series: The Affair  Stars: Joshua Jackson Location: Lobster Roll in Amagansett TV Series: Maniac Stars: Emma Stone Location: Silvercup Studios, Long Island City TV Series: The Path Stars: Aaron Paul Location: Broadway and 29th St, NYC Credit: @HeidiMarie TV Series: Gotham Stars: Ben McKenzie Location: St. John Pl and 7th Ave, Brooklyn Movie: Untitled Woody Allen Movie Stars: Selena Gomez Location: 64th St and Park Ave, NYC Credit: @chazman151 Project: Possible Productions Location: 32nd St and 7th Ave, NYC Credit: @ArtsCommented TV Series: Instinct Stars: Alan Cumming Location: Broadway Stages, Brooklyn TV Series: Law and Order: SVU Stars: Mariska Hargitay Location: Chelsea Piers, NYC Location: Rockefeller State Park in Pleasantville  TV Series:..

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Tuesday, September 26 Filming Locations for Chicago PD, Luke Cage, Happy, & more!

Here’s a look at various filming locations for September 26:  Filming in California TV Series: NCIS: LA Stars: LL Cool J Location: Paramount Studios, Los Angeles  TV Series: Criminal Minds Stars: Matthew Gray Gubler Location: near Westfield Fashion Square in Sherman Oaks Filming in Illinois TV Series: Chicago PD Stars: Jason Beghe Location: 1937 S Fairfield, 2415 W 21st St and 1300 S Ogden, Chicago Movie: How It Ends Stars: Theo James Location: 430 N Wabash, 201 N State St, 300 S Clark, Chicago TV Series: Chicago Fire Stars: Taylor Kinney Location: 1360 S. Blue Island Ave, Chicago Filming in New York‏ TV Series: The Affair  Stars: Joshua Jackson Location: filming in/around Montauk all week, on filming at the Lobster Roll in Amagansett (Wed – Fri this week) TV Series: Maniac Stars: Emma Stone Location: Silvercup Studios, Long Island City TV Series: Gotham Stars: Ben McKenzie Location: Tompkins Ave and Vanderbilt Ave, Staten Island Movie: Untitled Woody Allen Movie Stars: Selena Gomez Location: 64th St and Park Ave, NYC Credit: @chazman151 TV Series: Instinct Stars: Alan Cumming Location: Broadway Stages, Brooklyn TV Series: Luke Cage Stars: Mike Colter Location: Corporate Park Dr, West Harrison TV Series: Law and Order: SVU Stars: Mariska Hargitay Location:..

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