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12 Years a Slave Writer John Ridley Video Interview | Oscars

Oscar Winner John Ridley on Writing 12 Years a Slave and What's Better Than an Award

John Ridley got to grace the Oscars stage tonight when he took home the award for best adapted screenplay for 12 Years a Slave, and we caught up with him on the red carpet before heading in. John talked a bit about what it took for him to translate this story into a film, the experience of working with Chiwetel Ejiofor, and the most touching response he's gotten to the movie. Check out our chat with the Academy Award winner!

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John Ridley won! The writing in the 12 Years a Slave was so powerful.
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