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Steven E. de Souza: Die Hard IS a Christmas Movie

Steven E. de Souza: Die Hard IS a Christmas Movie

Die Hard is a Christmas movie, full stop. Steven E. de Souza, who penned the film’s script more than 30 years ago, is adamant about that. But days ago at his Comedy Central Roast, the film’s star, Bruce Willis, told a wide-eyed audience “Die Hard is not a Christmas...

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All the Write Moves: Ant-Man and the Wasp

There’s an easygoing charm to Ant-Man (2015) and its current sequel, Ant-Man and the Wasp, that some Marvel Cinematic Universe pictures with more spectacle and sweep can’t match. And while Ant-Man and the Wasp isn’t nearly as sprightly as its predecessor, there’s a...

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Allen Maldonado: The Ultimate Multi-Hyphenate

An actor with more than 70 credits to his name (including TBS’ The Last O.G. and ABC’s Black-ish), Maldonado is a writer (Starz’s Survivor’s Remorse), director and entrepreneur. He’s also the creator of Everybody Digital, a streaming app that features short films that...

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What's New in
Final Draft 10?

Collaborate
Write in real-time with a writing partner

Story Map™
Outline acts, scenes, and sequences

Beat Board™
Plan your script beat-by-beat

Alternate Dialogue
Store multiple lines of dialogue in the same script

Used by 95% of film and television productions.

Used by 95% of file and television productions