View Single Post
Old 03-02-2008, 07:34 PM   #20
Mod Squad
ArtLady1981's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Kent, Washington
Posts: 10,518
Thanks: 5,266
Thanked 3,902 Times in 3,022 Posts
I heard that when a book is developed into a movie, A LOT can change. I think they call the movie thing a "screen play"...or something like that. Whoever writes the movie, dialogue, plot, etc. is the screen writer. He/she is given all the credit for the movie.
It can just be a "shadow cast on the walk" of the original book.
The original book is just the outline by which the screen play is written. Some books never can be translated into a screenplay, and when they do, it is considered quite a feat. I think the original authors have to 'approve' or 'write off on' the screenplay. Some will, some won't; some do, some don't.
Knitting Help Video Index

I'm Artlady at:
ArtLady1981 is offline   Reply With Quote