Moving Pictures
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Moving Pictures

Should Protagonists In Screenplays Be Heroic Role Models or Unprincipled A-holes?

(The answer is yes)

I’ve written in the past about a prizefighter whose management team, as he grew too old for the ring, sought to have him pull an Arnold.

He would quit boxing and forge a new career as a movie star.



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Richard Walter

Screenwriter, bestselling author, and 40 years leadership @ UCLA’s prestigious screenwriting program. Get 40 lessons from 40 years: