Science in the Writers’ Room
When Hollywood’s biggest T.V. and film writers are also science fans, their passion for the field has a way of cropping up on the big screen. In Pasadena, Ira gets a peek into the writers’ room. He asks Scott Z. Burns (Contagion, An Inconvenient Truth), Zoanne Clack (Grey’s Anatomy) and Eric Kaplan (The Big Bang Theory) how they balance scientific accuracy and storytelling.
Scott Z. Burns is a screenwriter (Contagion, Side Effects, The Informant!) and producer (An Inconvenient Truth) in Los Angeles, California.
Eric Kaplan is co-executive producer and senior writer of The Big Bang Theory (CBS) in Los Angeles, California.
Zonanne Clack is executive producer and writer fro Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) in Los Angeles, California.