Craig Mazin On Writing

Craig Mazin, most well known for The Hangover Part II, and Identity Thief, has made quite a pivot in his career with his most recent release, the HBO mini series, Chernobyl. He went from comedies and spoofs in film straight into a historically accurate TV drama. How do you make that kind of a pivot? When trying to tell an accurate historical story on television, how do you do the research? How can established writers cover themselves in the cutthroat arena of Hollywood? These are all topics covered within:

Slash Film – ‘Chernobyl’ Creator Craig Mazin on His New HBO Miniseries and the Debt We Owe to the Truth [Interview]