Derek Haas co-wrote the screenplay 3:10 to Yuma, starring Russell Crowe and Christian Bale. He also co-wrote the film Wanted, starring James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, and Angelina Jolie. The Silver Bear is his first novel. Derek lives in Los Angeles.
In writing, says Derek Haas, some rules are made to be broken.
Derek Haas recommends getting your material into the right hands (and landing Brad Pitt).
Having a big, big idea is a good start, says Derek Haas.
Derek Haas says the Sideways team is one to watch.
Creative collaboration is not always respected, but it can be essential.
Derek Haas on having a good agent and growing up on the classic Westerns.
Derek Haas on the importance of pace and language.
Derek Haas on lessons learned from a pirated music industry.