British screenwriter Abi Morgan could be the subject of an Alicia Keys song, This Girl is on Fire.” Since 1998, she has written an impressive number of television series episodes and made-for-TV movies.
The talented 44-year-old award winning writer has an impressive resume which includes feature films including The Iron Lady, Shame, and Brick Lane. Another of her scripts, the historical drama based on the life of Charles Dickens, The Invisible Woman, is in production. In addition, she has three screenplays in development:
- The Little Mermaid
A Working Title Films production that takes Hans Christian Anderson out of the Disney paradigm.
- Taming of the Shrew
Monumental Pictures and Working Title Films team on this William Shakespeare adaptation.
- Little House on the Prairie
Sony Pictures Entertainment retells the saga of the Ingalls family.
Take a listen to Abi’s insightful lecture here:
To see her lecture on video, visit BAFTA GURU.