Bones and All screenwriter David Kajganich on balancing horror and romance and humanizing cannibals

Excerpt from an interview by Robert Kojder for Flickering Myth, 9th December 2022

Were you instructed to write the characters with any actors in mind for the roles?

No. Even if that’s the case, I push back. I would rather not have any specific actors in my head most of the time, but you develop relationships and friendships with certain actors. For instance, I’m working on a television project right now where I’m writing lots of parts for some of the guys that were in The Terror because I can’t get them out of my head, They’re such lovely people, and they’re such fine actors that now I sort of am writing specific parts for them. Normally I don’t, but I’m starting to find that harder and harder not to do because of just the circle of wonderful collaborators I’ve had.

This interview was originally published by Flickering Myth. It has been reposted here for posterity.