I also picked up a copy of Harlan Ellison's screenplay for I, Robot. Those of you only familiar with the 2004 SF/Action/Converse Commercial may not know that Harlan Ellison wrote the original screenplay, which is itself highly regarded as a SF work. Ellison got into a fight with a studio exec who was giving him notes despite not having read the script and Ellison claims to have "laid hands on" the exec. Anyway, Ellison was kicked of the project. Later, Irvin Kershner (director of The Empire Strikes Back) was tapped to direct it, and agreed on the condition that Ellison be brought back to the project. Anyway, the original script is pretty darn great. It's a bit dated, but only in the sense that it reflects being written in the late 1970s.
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