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Andrea King
Andrea King is a screenwriter who lives in Los Angeles. She most recently finished an adaptation of the Philip Caputo novella “Standing In.” Other projects that she will resume working on after the strike include the cycling comedy “Tour de Frank” for director Tom Shadyac at Universal, and “Squeezed” for producer Jerry Bruckheimer at Disney (both written with Andy Marx). She also adapted the novel “Tales from a Traveling Couch” for Endgame Entertainment. And wrote the original romantic comedy “Ex Factor” for Team Todd and Revolution. Before becoming a screenwriter she had a producing deal at Fox. Prior to that she covered the film business for the Hollywood Reporter, after working in Israel for The Jerusalem Post. She has her master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She hates cilantro.

Entries by Andrea King

Diabetes and Donuts: Time to Stop the Stereotypes

(23) Comments | Posted November 6, 2015 | 4:36 PM

Earlier this week, President Obama playfully skewered his Republican opponents calling them "cray" for dismissing the overwhelming scientific consensus on climate change. He then joked: "If you go to 100 doctors, and 99 of them tell you you have diabetes, you wouldn't say, 'Ah, that's a conspiracy. All 99 doctors...

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Remembering the Nicest Man in Hollywood

(4) Comments | Posted January 30, 2014 | 11:08 AM

Yesterday morning, while driving my son to preschool, I turned on KPCC and heard Mayor Garcetti in the midst of talking about someone. All I heard was, "... he was literally the most universally liked man in Hollywood," and I knew that Tom Sherak had died. I was truly saddened...

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From Plymouth Rock to 30 Rock: Doing the Tryptophan Walk

(3) Comments | Posted November 19, 2007 | 1:03 PM

After two weeks of picketing with my fellow writers, it was time to take care of some errands I'd been neglecting. The car wash was packed, so, armed with the newspaper and my cell phone, I headed to the outdoor waiting area. But a funny thing happened there -- I...

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The Revolving Dinner Party

(2) Comments | Posted November 7, 2007 | 12:09 PM

No one is serving us grilled salmon, steak, or even pasta., It's mostly everybody's kids' extra Halloween candy, cookies and fruit (Though a very generous writer brought pizza for everyone yesterday). There's no music playing softly in the background, just blaring horns from supportive motorists and teamsters. No clinking of...

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