James Erwin sold a movie based on a Reddit thread to Hollywood. Now he's back with a novel.
On Sep 10, 2013 by Mike Fenn
Prufrock451, Reddit’s literary master, author, and historian, is at it again.
On Sep 5, 2013 by Gaby Dunn
James Erwin, who landed a movie deal based on short fiction he published on Reddit, has been replaced as screenwriter on his movie, Rome Sweet Rome.
On Jan 15, 2013 by Chase Hoffberger
James Erwin's alternate-history story Rome Sweet Rome started as a Reddit post, and now it's in development as a Warner Bros. film. Erwin returned to Reddit Tuesday for an Ask Me Anything interview.
On Oct 16, 2012 by Mike Fenn
Who really owns the rights to James Erwin's RomeSweetRome, the script that Hollywood picked up from Reddit? It is not so clear.
On Oct 20, 2011 by Kevin Morris
Movie executives discovered a screenwriter on Reddit, gave him a movie deal—and then asked him to kindly refrain from visiting the very place where his idea was born.
On Oct 17, 2011 by Kevin Morris
A lot happened on Reddit this week. r/jailbait was closed down; College Humor nabbed Redditor's photos and one redditor got a movie deal.
On Oct 14, 2011 by Kevin Morris
From Reddit comment to Warner Bros. movie, RomeSweetRome moves closer to the silver screen.
The odds of successfully navigating a path which begins with Reddit comments and ends in Hollywood are astronomical. Could a Reddit comment thread be one man's miracle Hollywood moment?
On Sep 8, 2011 by Kevin Morris