An accomplished writer, producer and director, Peter Tolan is probably best-known as co-creator of TV shows The Job and Rescue Me, and co-writer of Analyze This, and its sequel, Analyze That. He started his career on the writing staff of television sitcoms and then became a writer and producer on HBO's The Larry Sanders Show. From there, Tolan made his foray into movies with the screenplays for My Fellow Americans, Bedazzled, and America's Sweethearts. In this candid interview, hear all about his tales of procrastination, writing movies in five days and why he says he would have a great career if it weren't for-himself.
The Dialogue: Learning From the Masters is a groundbreaking interview series that goes behind the scenes of the fascinating craft of screenwriting. In these 70-90 minute in-depth discussions, more than two-dozen of today's most successful screenwriters share their work habits, methods and inspirations, secrets of the trade, business advice, and eye-opening stories from life in the trenches of the film industry. Each screenwriter discusses his or her filmography in great detail and breaks down the mechanics of one favorite scene from their produced work.