BONUS | Rex Pickett on Writing Sideways and Potential Sequels
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Last week on Beyond The Box Set, we pitched sequels to Alexander Payne’s highly acclaimed 2005 movie Sideways. In this very special bonus episode, we’re joined by Rex Pickett, author of the award-winning original novel on which the film was based. In a candid and wide ranging discussion, he discusses the novel’s unusual journey from page to screen, what it feels like to be played by Paul Giamatti, and why the time might finally be right for a Sideways sequel… 00:00 Introduction – The Sideways Origin Story 19:30 Miles and Jack’s Connection 25:30 Finding Miles 35:30 The Future of the Sideways Universe 59:15 Rex Pickett’s Fantasy Sequel