If you play it straight it's funny - the best comedy is always played straight down the middle. The adjustment is understanding from the screenplay that a moment is hilarious.
— Tom Hiddleston

You sell a screenplay like you sell a car. If someone drives it off a cliff, that's it.
Rita Mae Brown screenplay quote

I did write a couple of original screenplays, but I'd rather write plays.
— Beth Henley

The last person they expected to connect with a screenplay was the comedic, blonde actress with the funny voice.
— Joey Lauren Adams

But the longer I'm in the business, you see a lot of times these screenplays have been rewritten 5 times and you're not really offending an author.
— screenplay quotation by Edward Burns