CNN: A cliché in Hollywood is "She was so dumb she slept with the screenwriter" -- they're at the bottom of the totem pole. Do you think that's still true?
MCKEE: If I were a young actress trying to get ahead today, I would sleep with a television writer (laughs), because what's happened in Hollywood is that the very best writers have abandoned screenwriting and they've all gone over to TV. We're now in a golden age of television writing.
Wednesday, November 03, 2004
Love him or loathe him, it's hard to escape the screenwriting guru, Robert McKee, author of Story. The Screenwriters Store has an interview from CNN.