More likely it would be one spectacular disaster.
Do you think this could ever work? Would you want it to ever work? One of the things that I love about writing is that, for the most part, I can have as much control of my story as I want. It's mine. I may not be able to publish it exactly the way I want to, but I am basically in charge of all the decisions in the beginning. Movies with large crews do not have this same quality. On the other hand, I love to collaborate. It's when I'm at my best. I often try harder when I work for someone else than when I work for myself.
If I had control of life and death and time and people, my dream team would look something like this:
Characters: Gunter Grass and Jonathan Safran Foer.
Interior thoughts: Virginia Woolf
And the Director? I've managed to avoid talking about him for several postings, but surely you know who my favorite writer is.
Of course almost all of those people are dead. But, I can think of several writer friends I'd love to invite. Would they say "yes" or "shove off"?