Idris Elba Joins Ridley Scott In Hoping To Find Screenwriters Of The Future | TV News – Conversations About Her

Idris Elba Joins Ridley Scott In Hoping To Find Screenwriters Of The Future | TV News

Conversations About Her

Idris Elba Joins Ridley Scott In Hoping To Find Screenwriters Of The Future | TV News

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 25: Actor Idris Elba attends the screening of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom", hosted by U2, Anna Wintour and Bob & Harvey Weinstein, with Burberry at the Ziegfeld Theater on November 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/FilmMagic)

 

Helping to nurture the next generation of screenwriters. Idris Elba has joined forces with director, Ridley Scott, in separate writing competitions, the explicit aim to find the next great British Screenwriter hidden in the competitive industry.

 

Scott, whose work includes Alien, Blade Runner, and Gladiator is hoping to develop at least one success film through his Launch Pad Manuscript Competition, whilst Elba is hoping to develop a major Television series through his Write To Green Light competition.

 

Scott commented:

 

“Without [writers], I would not be able to do my job, so, to be able to provide a new and innovative way for them to get their work out in the world is truly exciting”.

 

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