5 Screenwriting Takeaways: ‘Breach’ Models Past Sci-Fi Horror Classics

5 Screenwriting Takeaways: ‘Breach’ Models Past Sci-Fi Horror Classics

A new article over on the Final Draft blog with five takeaways sci-fi screenwriters can draw on in their own scripts from Breach, a sci-fi space thriller in the vein of the original Alien and The Thing — but with a twist.

1. Sci-fi is a flexible ‘reality’ genre
2. Ordinary characters in extraordinary circumstances come with a built-in character arc
3. A-list actors lend credibility to a film
4. Tie the global stakes to personal stakes 
5. Your title makes a promise to the audience 

[read more on the Final Draft blog]

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