Hal Croasmun of ScreenwritingU interviewed screenwriter Zak Penn about his movie THE AVENGERS. THE AVENGERS is directed by Joss Whedon.
In this interview, Zak talks about:
How to adapt a comic into a screenplay. Making a story emotional and getting us connected to the main character. Surviving competing interests — the comic, the fans, and the studio! How deals like X2, The Incredible Hulk, and The Avengers came together for him. His unique perspective on what it takes to succeed as a screenwriter.