Callie Khouri

Callie Khouri

Carolyn Ann \"Callie\" Khouri is an American film and television screenwriter, producer, feminist, and director. In 1992 she won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for the film Thelma & Louise, which was controversial upon its release because of its progressive representation of gender politics but which subsequently became a classic; and, the film was first released in May 1991. \"In 1995, she wrote the romantic comedy \"Something to Talk About\", directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Julia Roberts. She made her directorial debut with her third screenplay, \"Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood\", an adaptation of two popular novels by Rebecca Wells. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi On October 10, 2012, Khouri's television series, Nashville, premiered on ABC. The critics awarded it strong reviews. In 2006, Callie Khouri also contributed on two movies, Hollis and Rae and Wanderlust, but released her last movie, Mad Money in the year of 2008.