Jack Bernstein on the Evolutionary Process for Creating Great Characters for Screen - video

Writer and producer Jack Bernstein, known for the film Ace Ventura and for his work on popular TV shows such as Monk and NCIS: New Orleans , believes that what makes a great character on paper may not always make a great character in film or television. Screenwriters are subject to casting, which is out of the writers' control. In his experience, networks tend to want to cast well-known actors for television shows, even if they are not the best fit for a character. Bernstein has learned that creating...
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