Alexander and Karaszewski recently spoke with Gold Derby editor Zach Laws about what drew them to Moore’s story, how Murphy got involved, and how moviegoers have reacted to “Dolemite Is My Name.” Watch the exclusive video interview above and read the complete transcript below.
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Gold Derby: Scott and Larry, you guys have written films and television shows about people like Ed Wood, Larry Flynt, O.J. Simpson, Margaret Keane, Andy Kaufman. Why Rudy Ray Moore?
Scott Alexander: He sounds