The most famous film scribe of the ’90s shovels mounds of Hollywood dirt to make this mountain of a memoir: Glenn Close and a ”Jagged Edge” producer spent the shoot obsessing about her butt; Sharon Stone thanked him for writing ”Basic Instinct” with a one-night stand (”doughy,” he describes her body); Robert Evans sent ”Sliver” script notes via special courier (a hooker pulled them out of…well, not her purse). But it’s the personal revelations that make these 700-plus pages worth reading. Eszterhas admits he’s been an alcoholic his entire adult life. He cops to inveterate cheating, at least before he met his current wife, and divulges that his Hungarian father had been a Nazi. He even provides a happy ending – after surviving cancer, divorce, and Michael Ovitz, he renounces L.A. and moves to the heartland. If Eszterhas’ life is anything like his scripts, expect shocking plot twists late in the third act.
Hollywood Animal The most famous film scribe of the '90s shovels mounds of Hollywood dirt to make this mountain of a memoir: Glenn Close and a ''Jagged Edge''...Hollywood AnimalJoe Eszterhas The most famous film scribe of the '90s shovels mounds of Hollywood dirt to make this mountain of a memoir: Glenn Close and a ''Jagged Edge''...2004-02-06
Author: Joe Eszterhas
Posted February 6 2004 — 12:00 AM EST
- Robert De Niro's 'The Comedian' finds a new director
- Who should play the young Han Solo in the 'Star Wars' spinoff? Vote now!
- Elodie Yung cast as Elektra in 'Daredevil' season 2
- Two more networks pull Bill Cosby reruns
- Subway drops Jared Fogle amid FBI investigation
- Grateful Dead's farewell shows earned estimated $55 million
- Go inside the studio with Janet Jackson in her lyric video for 'No Sleeep'
- They look like THAT now? See some of the latest child stars all grown up
- Channing Tatum in 'Magic Mike XXL' leads our quip picks
- Reel-to-real couples: 12 relationships on-screen and off
- 'Back to the Future' turns 30: See the cast, then and now
- 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice': 6 EW exclusive photos
- Khloé Kardashian, Paul Rudd, Taylor Swift & More!