Screen Junkies » Monica Breen http://www.screenjunkies.com Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Sun, 30 Nov 2014 23:54:52 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 Partners Behind ‘Fringe’ Working On Top-Secret J.J. Abrams Project http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/partners-behind-fringe-working-on-top-secret-j-j-abrams-project/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/partners-behind-fringe-working-on-top-secret-j-j-abrams-project/#comments Tue, 19 Apr 2011 15:58:11 +0000 Joseph Gibson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=207676 All you need to know: "Swashbuckling robots with swords."

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Monica Breen and Alison Schapker are a rare thing in Hollywood, particularly in the field of science fiction: A successful female screenwriting team. They’ve worked on TV shows for J.J. Abrams, such as “Alias,” “Lost,” and now”Fringe,” but they’re in the big picture business as well. They’ve been brought on to write a draft with the working title of Zanbato, about which little is known but has been described as “swashbuckling robots with swords.” Well, I’m sold.

Breen and Schapker aren’t done coming up with weird stuff for Abrams and his production company Bad Robot, such as their crime drama comic “Pulp,” which is set to be published by DC Comics. Ladies writing movies about robots and crime comics? What would our forefathers think of this, other than being too distracted by swashbuckling robots with swords to care? (Deadline)

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