The Genesis of an American Beauty: Alan Ball

 

From Wikipedia:

Alan E. Ball (born May 13, 1957) is an American writer, director, and producer for film, theatre and television.

Ball has written two films, Academy Award winner American Beauty and Towelhead. He is also the creator, writer and producer of the HBO drama series Six Feet Under and True Blood. For his work in television and film, Ball has received critical acclaim and numerous awards, including an Academy Award, an Emmy and a Golden Globe.

In 2010 Ball began work on a television adaptation of the crime noir novel The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death by Charlie Huston, to be titled All Signs of Death. In December 2010, after several months of pre-production, HBO cancelled production on All Signs of Death.

 

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One thought on “The Genesis of an American Beauty: Alan Ball

  1. that’s fantastic. I never thought about the writer behind the story, and I suppose that’s pretty lamentable, as that’s pretty much what I do. I love the movie, and it’s wonderful to see the mind behind it. Question — how do you embed videos in your post like that?

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