The Madeleine Brand Show for July 27, 2012

Magnum Opus Theatre offers bad screenplays a second act

The Magnum Opus Theatre group - specializing in bad ... really bad screenplays

Here in Southern California, movie screenplays are a dime a dozen. It's incredibly hard to get a studio to buy a script. Even tougher to actually get a script made into a movie that gets released in theaters.

So what happens to all those great scripts that never make it to the screen? Nothing, usually. But for a few truly terrible scripts, there is a life after studio rejection... it's called Magnum Opus theater.

Screenplay from Abi's Choice, a Magnum Opus Theatre production

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