Castaway starring Tom Hanks – How it inspired me

Castaway starring Tom Hanks was so inspiring to my screenwriting career. You can read it here:
https://www.scriptslug.com/assets/uploads/scripts/cast-away-2000.pdf (from scriptslug.com)

This is one of the best scripts using more action and less dialogue from the start. One of the hardest things to do is have a solo character still creating story.

I remember being in graduate school and reading this. Immediately I was inspired to write the opening of Queenpin in this way. Completely different genre but same premise to draw you in using visuals. Every single line of action meant something to the story. It tied back to the ending as well.

If you want to read some of Queenpin check out my other posts.

Vonti

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