On Story

Script to Screen: Arrival

Season 8 Episode 4 | 26m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

Once considered "unfilmable," the movie Arrival scored big at the box office. Screenwriter Eric Heisserer talks about his long road selling Hollywood on his adaptation of the short story by Ted Chiang, working with director Denis Villeneuve, and the challenges of writing a cerebral sci-fi story about love and loss.

Aired: 05/05/18

Rating: NR

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