Troy Duffy Mentioned in Variety

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“The examples of Chazelle, Cretton and Christensen reveal just how tough it is for any relatively unproven writer-director to convince someone else to trust their vision. Back in the ’90s, a writer with a hot script could set his own conditions, the way unproven “Boondock Saints” scribe Troy Duffy did when convincing Harvey Weinstein not only to let him direct, but to sweeten the deal by buying his bar. Likewise, “Boiler Room” writer Ben Younger turned down lucrative offers until New Line agreed to let him helm.”

 

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http://variety.com/2014/film/news/damien-chazelle-whiplash-short-films-1201296149/

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