Jon Bokenkamp

Coming up Monday, May 14th…We welcome back to the Salon Screenwriter/Director Jon Bokenkamp.  You can see Jon’s latest work on a movie screen near you – he was the original writer and has the “Story By” credit on the thriller PERFECT STRANGER, starring Halle Berry and Bruce Willis. And tonight, you can see the man himself at your friendly neighborhood Hollywood Salon at CBS.  Jon hails from Kearney, Nebraska, and after graduating from USC film school, went on to direct the documentary AFTER SUNSET: The Life and Times of the Drive-In Theater (seen often on American Movie Classics), and then the psychological thriller PRESTON TYLK (aka BAD SEED), starring Luke Wilson.  In 2004, he adapted the novel TAKING LIVES into a feature film for Warner Bros starring Angelina Jolie, Ethan Hawke, and Kiefer Sutherland. Most recently, Bokenkamp adapted NIGHT AND DAY YOU ARE THE ONE for Universal and reworked the adaptation of the novel NEED which is set to star Nicole Kidman and Naomi Watts.  Tonight, come hear Jon tell us all the ins and outs of life as a Hollywood screenwriter. Hope to see you at the next Hollywood Salon: Tonight, Monday, May 14th!  CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE FOR DETAILS, RSVP INFO and MORE…  Come to the Salon to meet friends. Old ones & new ones…to build your career…to find inspiration…to share your news and share your dreams…to have a taste of home.

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