Saturday, August 13, 2011

Warehouse 13 - Philadelphia Inquirer: Writer Ian Stokes Interview

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer [follow link for complete interview]

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WAREHOUSE 13 - PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER: Finding his way to 'Warehouse 13'

A Haddonfield grad was a lowly Syfy aide - then one day had a story idea. Now he's a screenwriter.

By Tirdad Derakhshani
Sat, Aug. 13, 2011

Haddonfield gave birth to Syfy's hit TV thriller-omedy Warehouse 13 - or at least its next episode.

Quite literally.

The episode, "Don't Hate the Player," to be telecast at 9 p.m. Monday, was conceived and written by Haddonfield High School alumnus Ian Stokes, one of the newest additions to Warehouse 13's stable of screenwriters.

"Television writing really is a team effort," says Stokes, 28, to dispel the illusion he wrote the thing while locked away in a garret. (Do they even have garrets in Hollywood?)

"There are 10 staff writers on the show . . . and showrunner [executive producer] Jack Kenny oversees it all..."


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