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Paul Haggis on the Writers’ Strike

I spoke with writer and director Paul Haggis in London recently about his latest film In the Valley of Elah.

Paul Haggis on the picket line / Original photo from

I’ll put the full interview up next month nearer the UK release of that film but I also asked him a couple of questions about the current WGA strike and the online video he recently made for the Speechless Without Writers project.

Listen to his thoughts here:


If you want to check out his video for the Speechless project it is here:

In the Valley of Elah is out in the UK on January 18th.

> Download an MP3 of this interview
> Check out Speechless Without Writers
> Get the latest news on the strike from Nikki Finke’s Deadline Hollywood Daily blog and trade bible Variety
> Check out other videos and blog posts from the WGA at United Hollywood
> Paul Haggis at the IMDb
> Find out more about In the Valley of Elah at the official site for the film

(Original photo and more of the WGA strike can be found at the Flickr stream of gwhitta)