Unseen Hollywood

THE NEVER MADE NEVERENDING STORY

The indie drama ‘Green Street Hooligans’ landed writer/director Lexi Alexander on the radar of virtually every studio head in Hollywood. In this edition of ‘Unseen Hollywood’, Lexi and writing partner Fabian Marquez, talk about how they used the opportunity to mount an epic trilogy of films based on Michael Ende’s classic children’s book, ‘The Neverending Story’.

THE NEVER MADE NEVERENDING STORY

INSIDE THE NUTT HOUSE: STEVE KEARNEY’S TALES FROM TINSELTOWN

Australian actor-turned-producer Steve Kearney’s experience shooting his American feature film debut wasn’t what you could call ideal. Within three weeks of filming ‘The Nutt House’, the director was fired. By the time it was ready to be edited, all four of the film’s writers (Sam & Ivan Raimi, Bruce Campbell and Scott Spiegel) had disowned it. And the film’s ‘premiere’ at Cannes, well; it wasn’t how you’d hope a film premiere would go. Kearney spoke to Another Film Nerd about  ‘The Nutt House’, ‘Pistol Pete’ - the pilot he filmed with legendary ‘Simpsons’ writer John Swartzwelder - and the path that brought him back to Australia.

INSIDE THE NUTT HOUSE: STEVE KEARNEY’S TALES FROM TINSELTOWN

AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN TURNAROUND: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE AMERICAN WEREWOLF SEQUEL THAT WASN’T - Part 2

‘An American Werewolf in Paris’ has their name on it, but the finished product bears virtually no resemblance to the film writers Tom Stern and Tim Burns set out to make. Anotherfilmnerd talks to them about how a script everyone loved became a film everyone hated.

AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN TURNAROUND: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE AMERICAN WEREWOLF SEQUEL THAT WASN’T - Part 2

AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN TURNAROUND: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE AMERICAN WEREWOLF SEQUEL THAT WASN’T - Part 1

‘An American Werewolf in Paris’ has their name on it, but the finished product bears virtually no resemblance to the film writers Tom Stern and Tim Burns set out to make. Anotherfilmnerd talks to them about how a script everyone loved became a film everyone hated.

AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN TURNAROUND: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE AMERICAN WEREWOLF SEQUEL THAT WASN’T - Part 1