The Writer Roundtable:
Hollywood Reporter Roundtables Typically Draw Diverse groups of talented people. But the six men who gathered Oct. 2 at the W Hotel in Hollywood might be among the most eclectic bunch we've ever assembled:
-Journalist and Oscar-winning screenwriter Mark Boal, 39, chronicles the manhunt for Osama bin Laden in his still-unfinished Zero Dark Thirty
-Comedy kingpin Judd Apatow, 44, takes funny aim at his own family life in This Is 40
-German auteur Michael Haneke, 70, brought along a translator to help him discuss his Palme d'Or-winning Amour
-Sitcom star-turned-scribe John Krasinski, 33, who wrote the anti-fracking drama Promised Land with Matt Damon
-Veteran British writer David Magee, 50, shared stories about his fantasy spectacle Life of Pi
-Chris Terrio, 35, whose Argo marks his first feature screenwriting credit.
So, their most 'eclectic bunch' include exactly zero women? But interesting group of guys...the moderator kind of sucks the life out of it though.