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Karen McCullah

Karen McCullah – Screenwriter and Novelist

Q:  Who is Karen McCullah?
A:  Karen is a top Hollywood screenwriter having written or co-written scripts for such hit films as Legally BlondeThe Ugly Truth and Crazy Kind of Love.  Her films have earned over half a billion dollars in worldwide box office.  She is a graduate of James Madison University and prior to her screenwriting career, worked numerous jobs in public relations, finance and furniture painting.

Q:  What has Karen written?
A:  Karen’s film work also includes screenplays for Ella Enchanted, She’s the Man and The House Bunny with frequent collaborator Kirsten Smith.

In addition to her feature film work, Karen has also written the highly acclaimed novel, The Bachelorette Party, which received an “A” grade from Entertainment Weekly and called “uproarious” by US Weekly.

Q:  Where can I find Karen?
A:  Karen’s online home is her personal website.  You can also find Karen on IMDb, Wikipedia and Twitter.

20Q INTERVIEW w/Karen McCullah

Twenty things you (probably) didn’t know about Legally Blonde & Ugly Truth screenwriter, Karen McCullah.


We talk to screenwriter/novelist Karen McCullah about adapting novels for the screen, working with a writing partner, making an action franchise female friendly and what the funniest piece of furniture is.




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