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361 - From Indie to Action Comedy

By John August and Craig Mazin

John welcomes Susanna Fogel and David Iserson to talk about making their new movie, The Spy Who Dumped Me. They discuss the transition from TV and indie film to blockbuster, the collaboration involved in crafting a comic action sequence, and the fun of production overseas. Susanna and David explain the advantages of spec scripts (this was one), and what it’s like writing with a partner. Links: Thanks to Susanna Fogel and David Iserson for joining us! The Spy Who Dumped Me is in theaters now. David’s much-anticipated premiere suit Banvard’s Folly by Paul Collins American Kingpin by Nick Bilton Natalie Walker’s Twitter Auditions Also, as promised in episode 357, this is Craig’s fancy corkboard! The USB drives! David Iserson on Twitter Susanna Fogel on Twitter John August on Twitter Craig Mazin on Twitter John on Instagram Find past episodes Scriptnotes Digital Seasons are also now available! Outro by Rajesh Naroth (send us yours!) Email us at You can download the episode here.  

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