Big mistake. Big. Huge! 25 years ago romantic comedy Pretty Woman hit theaters and changed the fairy tale game for good — but according to the iconic film’s screenwriter J.F. Lawton, the Julia Roberts’ flick was originally written as “dark and gritty.”
“I was a screenwriter who was trying to get a job, I was unemployed and I was working in post-production and I was trying to sell scripts, and I had been writing all of these ninja scripts and comedies, and I just couldn’t get any attention. I suddenly said, ‘Well, maybe I need to do something more ...
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