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Tom Cruise and John Travolta want to hurt Paul Haggis

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Piotr Rasputin, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Fascinating. Haggis resigns (loudly) from Scientology.

    http://airamerica.com/entertainment/10-26-2009/paul-haggis-publicly-resigns-scientology/?p=all
     
  2. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    I read the whole letter last night on another site.

    Haggis would eat Travolta's lunch and whip Tom's puny ass up and down the west coast seaboard.

    That's one guy I wouldn't want to fuck with if I'm a Scientologist.

    Dude's pissed. That's a good thing!
     
  3. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    There's been a lot of talk since Travolta's son died that they might not be real happy with Scientology either. When they said at the trial that Jett had autism, it was seen as a rebuke against the Church, which doesn't recognize autism as an affliction.
     
  4. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Good for Haggis. The pride of London, Ontario, and I'm hoping they feel even more pride in him now than they did previously. :)
     
  5. YGBFKM

    YGBFKM Guest

    Who is Paul Haggis?
     
  6. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    The Oscar-winning screenwriter for "Crash," also nominated for "Million Dollar Baby" and "Letters From Iwo Jima."

    He also wrote "Flags of Our Fathers," "Casino Royale" and "Quantum of Solace," and was an Emmy-winning TV writer-producer-creator ("thirtysomething," "Due South," "Walker, Texas Ranger") before switching to films.
     
  7. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Haggis has had as interesting writing career as anyone - started out writing sitcoms like Diffrent Strokes and The Love Boat - moved up to L.A. Law and Due South, Walker Texas Ranger - to Crash, Million Dollar Baby, Flags of Our Fathers, Casino Royale, Letters From Iwo Jima, In the Valley of Elah and Quantum of Solace, all in the last five years. Nice run.
     
  8. YGBFKM

    YGBFKM Guest

    No wonder I don't know him, Double J. I haven't seen any of those.

    EDIT: I have seen DS and TLB, but not in 25-plus years.
     
  9. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Fair enough. I'm just saying, he's as big a wheel as there is in the Hollywood writing community.

    Right now he's writing, producing and directing a film called The Next Three Days, with Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks and Olivia Wilde. We should all be so lucky to be working on a film with both Elizabeth Banks and Olivia Wilde. Well, I should be so lucky. ;)
     
  10. YGBFKM

    YGBFKM Guest

    Can't argue, but I like the other chick from House better.
     
  11. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    A Scottish dish, consisting of intestines or something.
     
  12. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I think it is stuffed intestines, though I am quite happy to go through life without investigating further.
     
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