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"Great money scenes!"
"Hey, this is brilliant! Where do you get my ideas?"
'Brilliant... 'Slumlord Billionaire'!'
"Is this the wobbly table? I'll put my screenplay under this leg."
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"Personally, I'm getting sick of sequels."
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"Just got the script from the focus group. Fabulous!"
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"Damn it, Eddie, you told me this script was stupid."
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Recycling Station: Manuscripts.
"For his next picture, my client wants creative control, script approval, and a percentage of the gross. Is that clear?"
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"Smart stuff, Chip, but wise up and dumb it down."
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'Whoa! Who writes your stuff -- Mel Gibson?'
'Whoa! Who writes your stuff -- Mel Gibson?'
'I think we're going to have trouble with Vladimir.'
"The studio's asked me to see if I can dumb down some Danielle Steel."
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'That script to theatre to film to video scenario... I've short cut it.'
'We're slanting our movies for audiences in China, so your script needs some rickshaw-chase scenes.'
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"Your script has no character development, Noah. Your protagonist needs to develop. He needs some sort of an arc."
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TV scriptwriter begging outside reality TV studio.
'I'm groping for a snappy, Hollywood-style one-liner in answer to your question, your Honor, but all I'm coming up with is 'Not Guilty!''
'The following is an explanation for why I come home late and drunk. Any resemblance to reality is purely coincidental.'
"The premise was good but you failed on the execution."
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Tramp selling a manuscript.
"The character I'm playing has Alzheimer's disease. So, I'm bound to forget my lines occasionally!"