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Where do Hollywood screenplays come from? Sometimes Washington

Political Theater, Episode 278

Maybe Denzel Washington would be interested in one of the scripts? Political Theater talks to Washington-based screenwriters.
Maybe Denzel Washington would be interested in one of the scripts? Political Theater talks to Washington-based screenwriters. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call file photo)

When we say “Hollywood,” it’s kind of like saying “Washington.”

There’s more that makes up these places than just – these places. In many cases, the people who make things go in Hollywood, like in Washington, come from somewhere else, and they land in those places after long professional or personal journeys that start all over the globe. And sometimes those Hollywood scripts start in a place like Washington, where people toil in a variety of pursuits.

Political Theater talks to three of those people today, denizens of the DMV, creatures of Washington, whose work just might land them in Hollywood.

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