Script to Screen: Jurassic Park

7/3/2022; 55 minutes

Screenwriter David Koepp discusses with moderator Matt Ryan how wrote the iconic film, Jurassic Park. Koepp breaks down his process of adapting the novel by Michael Crichton, as well as how he worked with director Steven Spielberg to bring the film to life. He describes working from Spielberg's storyboards to draft key sequences such as the entrance of the T-Rex. Koepp also shares stories from the set of Jurassic Park, including how Jeff Goldblum reacted to the filming of special effects sequences and how the ending of the movie changed during filming. Furthermore, Koepp discusses writing the sequel to Jurassic Park and a number of his other films, including Spider-Man and Panic Room. Recorded on 04/03/2022. (#38104)

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