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The Black List Table Reads takes the best and most exciting screenplays Hollywood hasn't yet made, and turns them into movies, for your ears. Black List founder Franklin Leonard presents a new script every month read by a rotating cast of talented actors, along with interviews from the Hollywood screenwriting community and beyond.

The Black List Table Reads takes the best and most exciting screenplays Hollywood hasn't yet made, and turns them into movies, for your ears. Black List founder Franklin Leonard presents a new script every month read by a rotating cast of talented actors, along with interviews from the Hollywood screenwriting community and beyond.
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The Black List Table Reads takes the best and most exciting screenplays Hollywood hasn't yet made, and turns them into movies, for your ears. Black List founder Franklin Leonard presents a new script every month read by a rotating cast of talented actors, along with interviews from the Hollywood screenwriting community and beyond.

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Episodes

The Final Episode

6/22/2017
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Franklin Leonard and Kate Hagen bid listeners farewell! Please listen to the many great past Earmovies!

Duration: 00:12:05


The Gauntlet of Phillip Montega

6/16/2017
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Please enjoy the seventh Earmovie of Season 3, “The Gauntlet of Phillip Montega” by David Gay. It stars Jay Ellis, Zach McGowan, Teo Briones, Arielle Kebbel, Jose Zuniga, Michael Trevino, and Cooper Thornton.

Duration: 01:33:16


Lane and Ruckus Skye, screenwriters of Rattle the Cage

6/2/2017
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Please enjoy this episode of The Black List Table Reads with Franklin Leonard and Black List community director Kate Hagen in which they interview Lane and Ruckus Skye, the screenwriters of Rattle the Cage about their creative histories, the nuts and bolts of their creative processes, having their feature produced in Arabic, and much more.

Duration: 00:40:37


David Gay, screenwriter of The Gauntlet of Phillip Montega

5/25/2017
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Please enjoy this week’s episode of The Black List Table Reads with Franklin Leonard with Black List community director Kate Hagen and screenwriter David Gay known for The Gauntlet of Phillip Montega which will receive the ear movie treatment. This episode is sponsored by Terminus (www.terminusevent.com code: blacklist).

Duration: 00:28:03


306 The Promise

5/11/2017
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Please enjoy the sixth Earmovie of Season 3, “The Promise” written by Chris Salmanpour. It stars Houshang Touzie (Ata), Omid Abtahi (Reza), Oded Fehr (Afshin, et al), Marshall Manesh (Said, et al), Charlie Weber (Tom), Adam Tsekhman (Sassan, et al), Brian George (Cleric Hussein, et al), Mo Gallini (Iranian Man, et al), Nazneen Contractor (Golnar, et al), and Franklin Leonard (Narrator).

Duration: 02:17:34


305 Selznick's Folly

4/13/2017
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Please enjoy the fifth Earmovie of Season 3, “Selznick's Folly” written by Gesha-Marie Bland. It stars Yvette Nicole Brown (Hattie McDaniel), Ryan Mulkay (David O. Selznick), M.C. Gainey (LB Mayer), Sam Page (Clark Gable), Franklin Leonard (Walter White), Lyndon Smith (Marcela), Judith Hoag (Susan Myrick), Sharon Leal (Ruby Goodwin), Terri Abney (Butterfly McQueen), and Cooper Thornton (Narrator).

Duration: 02:05:01


304 The Hounds of House Rearden

3/16/2017
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Please enjoy the fourth Earmovie of Season 3, “The Hounds of Rearden” written by Sean Geraghty. It stars Cooper Thornton (Peter), James Callis (Sir Julius/Cortez), Greg Itzin (Sen. Warren/Hunter), Charles Shaughnessy (Cromwell/Clark), Sachin Bhatt (Raj/Ranger #1), Gregg Daniel (Leopold), Andrew Roa (Johnny Napoleon), Ben Lawson (Hastings/Collins), Laura Kai Chen (Khan), and Franklin Leonard (Narrator).

Duration: 02:05:35


Sean Geraghty, screenwriter of The Hounds of House Rearden

3/2/2017
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Please enjoy this week’s episode of The Black List Table Reads with Franklin Leonard with screenwriter Sean Geraghty known for The Hounds of House Rearden which will receive the ear movie treatment.

Duration: 00:31:46


303 Maggie's Dawn

2/16/2017
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Please enjoy the third Earmovie of Season 3, “Maggie’s Dawn” written by Blaine Tyler. It stars Aisha Tyler, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Wade Williams, Jamie McShane, Blake Hood, Brett Dalton, Brian Wade, Blaine Tyler, and Daniel Hagen (narrator).

Duration: 01:41:14


Allison Schroeder, Screenwriter of Hidden Figures and Luke Davies, Screenwriter of Lion

1/20/2017
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This week on The Black List Table Reads with Franklin Leonard, we don’t have one but instead TWO interviews with screenwriters. The first interview is with Allison Schroeder, screenwriter of the smash hit Hidden Figures and the second interview is with Luke Davies, screenwriter of the smash hit Lion. Please enjoy!This episode is brought to you by Seed & Spark (www.seedandspark.com/blacklist) and Harold Ramis Film School (www.ramisfilmschool.com).

Duration: 01:32:42


Todd Komarnicki, Sully Screenwriter

1/5/2017
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Happy New Year from The Black List Table Reads with Franklin Leonard! Please enjoy an interview with screenwriter Todd Komarnicki known for Sully, one of the best films of 2016.

Duration: 00:37:49


Eric Heisserer, Arrival Screenwriter

12/21/2016
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Eric Heisserer, Arrival Screenwriter by Earwolf

Duration: 00:49:10


302 Monsters of Mary Shelley

12/14/2016
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Please enjoy the second Earmovie of Season 3, “Monsters of Mary Shelley” written by Ian Simpson. It stars Joanne Froggatt, Tom Riley, Chike Okonkwo, Scarlett Byrne, Tom Stokes, Tommy Flanagan, and David S. Lee. This episode is brought to you by Seed & Spark (www.seedandspark.com/blacklist) and Scribnos.com.

Duration: 02:30:11


Monsters of Mary Shelley Interview w/ Robert Ian Simpson

11/30/2016
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Monsters of Mary Shelley Interview w/ Robert Ian Simpson by Earwolf

Duration: 00:42:09


301 Blood From A Stone

11/16/2016
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In the first Earmovie of Season 3, “Blood from a Stone” by Bill Palmer is both a tribute and a send-up of the blood-spattered heydays of irresponsible 1980's action films. Sean Sharpstone (Paul Scheer), is a muscle-bound renegade cop wrapped in acid-wash denim and dipped in pure testosterone. It's 1986 in Los Angeles, and Sharpstone's loose fists and tight jeans are the only things that can stop a spider-worshipping cult from creating an invisible network that will change the face of the...

Duration: 02:19:03


209 Young Storytellers

5/18/2016
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Four short ear movies and four short interviews with four very special writers is happening on a special episode of The Black List Table Reads with Franklin Leonard. Thanks to the wonderful Young Storytellers Foundation you will hear 4 stories written by 5th graders and brought to life by professional actors Gail Bianchi, Darren Bluestone, Dave Hill, Tom Lenk, Jeremy Maxwell, Vanessa Mizzone, Cuba Packett, and Darrin Revitz. Plus, Franklin sits down to have a conversation with Bill...

Duration: 01:01:00


Bonus: Screenwriters Kristina Lauren Anderson and Isaac Adamson

2/17/2016
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On this week's episode of The Black List Table Reads, Franklin chats with Kristina Lauren Anderson, screenwriter of Forever Jiayang, 1937 and the No. 1 script on the 2014 Black List, Catherine the Great. They’ll discuss Kristina's transition from quiet theater kid to writer, the importance of research, and how did Catherine happen. Then, Franklin chats with Isaac Adamson, screenwriter of the No. 1 script on the 2015 Black List, Bubbles. They'll discuss his fiction writing career, his...

Duration: 00:58:58


Bonus: Josh Singer, Screenwriter Of Spotlight

2/10/2016
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On this bonus episode of The Black List Table Reads, Franklin chats with Josh Singer, the writer of Oscar-nominated sensation Spotlight. They’ll discuss Josh’s beginnings in theater, writing for The West Wing, and how working on The Fifth Estate led to Spotlight.

Duration: 00:51:10


Bonus: Lindsay Doran Pt. 2

2/3/2016
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No one knows story better than Lindsay Doran. Lindsay has been a substantial part in some of the most iconic films of the last four decades, everything from This Is Spinal Tap to Ferris Bueller's Day Off. In Part 2 of Franklin’s interview with Lindsay, she discusses the production of Stranger Than Fiction, making movie deals when cell phones were brand new, how Lindsay became involved with Positive Psychology, and what it can teach us about storytelling.

Duration: 00:57:14


205.5 Jody Screenwriters Jason Wilborn and Chris Kyle

1/28/2016
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Jody screenwriters Jason Wilborn and Chris Kyle join Franklin this week to talk about how they met because Chris was roommates with Jason's future wife, coming up with the idea of Jody as the love story they we wanted to tell, and why writing in a room together helped them flesh out their script.
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