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[on re-writing Last Action Hero
(1993)] Me and my partner, David Arnott
, were to take this very small script, where not a lot happens, and beef it up into a summer movie, with a lot of set-ups and pay-offs and reversals. Zak [screenwriter Zak Penn
] seemed to think that we ruined his script, but I was actually quite fond of what we came up with. We had a silly gag where Slater reaches up, grabs a ...
Walked off Lethal Weapon 2
(1989), because he wanted the film to end with Martin Riggs dying from his wounds. Warner Bros. wanted to continue the series and had him survive. As a result, his script was re-written.
His scripts often combine action, thriller, noir and (black) comedy elements.