Exclusive Interview: The Last Crusade of Screenwriter Jeffrey Boam

INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE | ©LucasFilm Ltd/Paramount Pictures

This article originally appeared in EON MAGAZINE on February 11, 2000. The interview with Jeffrey Boam was conducted in 1996 For some, the death of screenwriter Jeffrey Boam two weeks ago at age 53 proved to be but a footnote in many publications. Screenwriters rarely receive the credit they deserve, and, because of that, are often overlooked and remain in the shadows of the stars and directors whose names are usually plastered above the main title. Of course, for genre fans, Jeffrey Boam, whose death was attributed to a rare lung ailment, was one of today’s best screenwriters. From INNERSPACE […]Read On »

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EARTHSEED novel plants TWILIGHT Melissa Rosenberg to write and produce

EARTHSEED by Pamela Sargent | ©Tor Books

Paramount Pictures may have let the TWILIGHT saga slip through their fingers (D’oh), but they’ve learned their lesson and have optioned the novel EARTHSEED by Pamela Sargent and have landed TWILIGHT scribe Melissa Rosenberg to write and produce. EARTHSEED is part of a trilogy of young adult books that also include FARSEED and SEED SEEKER about a group of teenagers bred on a spaceship through genetics and without parents. “EARTHSEED is an incredibly compelling world and I’m excited to dive into it,” said Rosenberg today in a press release. “The film’s premise easily lends itself to an exciting franchise with […]Read On »

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