Interview with Screenwriter Paul Weidknecht (Paying the Night Differential)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about?

Paul Weidknecht: The story is about two New York mobsters who have to deal with the ghost of an associate they’ve ‘taken care of’ who keeps showing up for work at a no-show job they created.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

A paranormal, dramedy.

3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Because everyone wants to know how the mob would handle a construction working ghost!

4. How would you describe this script in two words?

Creepily, funny.

5. What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

It’s a toss-up between Braveheart and A Christmas Carol (1951 version with Alastair Sim).

6. How long have you been working on this screenplay?

The screenplay is based on a flash fiction piece by the same title (currently in the anthology, Untethered: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Tales of…

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