Unique, his dark material And Enola Homes Accountant jack thornA “proud” member of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain has halted work on two projects in solidarity with the WGA strikers.
The multiple-BAFTA winner, who is based in the UK, told us: “It’s an important issue for me strike Writer is about the minimum and the safety of young writers. We need to look after these young writers to make sure they have careers and can run their own shows and become a generation that can do even better with television.
Thorne talks to us several times this week, including at London’s National Theater for the opening night of her acclaimed new play motive and cueDirected by Sam Mendes.
However, the in-demand writer would not reveal which projects he has stopped work on, noting only that one is a film and one is a series. It is unclear whether they are projects with WGA jurisdiction. Among the high-profile projects Thorne is known to be developing are the BBC’s recently announced Lord of the Flies series.
Fellow Brit Patrick Marber, Oscar-nominated screenwriter Notes on Scandal, This week echoed Thorne’s sentiments of solidarity. “I am in solidarity with the WGA, of course,” the author told us.
The multi-hyphenate Marber received a Tony Award nomination on Tuesday for directing Tom Stoppard’s masterpiece Leopoldstadt which is now running on Broadway in Longacre. The production was cited in five other Tony Award categories, including Best Play.
As we revealed last week, Marber is currently teaming up with Martin Scorsese and StudioConnell on an adaptation of the novel. what happens at night,